Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘pain may be an indication of injury’
sign, indicator, symptom, mark, manifestation, signal, demonstration, evidence, attestation, proof
omen, augury, portent, warning, forewarning, pointer, guide, hint, clue
2‘her face was turned away as an indication of her contempt’
expression, demonstration, show, exhibition, display, manifestation, revelation, disclosure, register, record
declaration, communication, intimation
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.