Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘your knowledge and insight have been invaluable to us’
intuition, perception, awareness, discernment, understanding, comprehension, apprehension, appreciation, cognizance, penetration, acumen, astuteness, perspicacity, perspicaciousness, sagacity, sageness, discrimination, judgement, shrewdness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, acuity, acuteness, flair, breadth of view, vision, far-sightedness, prescience, imagination
informal nous, horse sense, savvy
rare sapience, arguteness
2‘the book provides a rare insight into the complexities of government’
understanding of, appreciation of, revelation about, illumination of
introduction to, experience of, description of
realization, recognition, enlightenment
informal aha moment
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.