Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘it is his intention to be leader’
aim, purpose, intent, objective, object, goal, target, end
design, plan, scheme
resolve, resolution, determination
wish, desire, ambition, idea, dream, aspiration, hope
2‘Milton manages, with or without intention, to build up a wonderfully vivid and intriguing portrait of Satan’
deliberateness, intentionality, intent, design, calculation
premeditation, preconception, forethought, plan, planning, pre-planning, advance planning, prearrangement, malice aforethought
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.