Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a woman of indeterminate age’
undetermined, undefined, unspecified, unfixed, unsettled, indefinite, unknown, uncounted, uncertain, unpredictable
2‘indeterminate background noise’
vague, indefinite, unspecific, unclear, obscure, nebulous, indistinct, some kind of
ambiguous, ambivalent, equivocal
amorphous, shapeless, formless, unformed, unshaped, structureless, unstructured
inexact, imprecise, inexplicit, ill-defined
hazy, faint, shadowy, dim
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.