Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the intensity of the sun’
strength, power, powerfulness, potency, vigour, force, forcefulness
severity, ferocity, vehemence, fierceness, violence, harshness
magnitude, greatness, high degree, concentration, extremity, acuteness
seriousness, gravity, graveness, severeness, grievousness
2‘his eyes seared hers with a glowing intensity’
passion, ardour, fervour, fervency, zeal, vehemence, fire, heat, fever, emotion, eagerness, keenness, enthusiasm, excitement, animation, spirit, vigour, earnestness, strength, energy
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.