Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the whole team became involved at David's instigation’
request, entreaty, solicitation
urging, importuning, pressure, persuasion
2‘the Interior Ministry spoke of foreign instigation of the disorder’
initiation, incitement, provocation, stirring up, whipping up, kindling, fuelling, fomentation, encouragement, inducement
actuation, devising, inception
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.