Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘her husband never knew of her infidelity’
unfaithfulness, adultery, unchastity, cuckoldry, extramarital relations, extramarital sex
faithlessness, disloyalty, falseness, breach of trust, treachery, double-dealing, duplicity, deceit, perfidy, perfidiousness
affair, liaison, intrigue, amour
informal fooling around, playing around, playing the field, cheating, two-timing, hanky-panky, a bit on the side
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.