Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the doctor was about to inject a dose of codeine’
administer a drug to
informal shoot, shoot up, mainline, pop
2‘a pump which injects air into the compartment’
insert, introduce, place, push, force, drive, shoot, feed
3‘he injected new life and enthusiasm into the department’
introduce, instil, bring in, infuse, imbue, inculcate, breathe
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.