Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his mother implored him to continue studying’
plead with, beg, entreat, beseech, appeal to, pray, ask, request, solicit, supplicate, importune, call on
exhort, urge, enjoin, press, push, petition, encourage, bid
rare obtest, obsecrate, impetrate
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.