Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they resent state interference in religious affairs’
intrusion, intervention, intercession, involvement, impinging, encroaching, trespass, trespassing, obtrusion
butting in, barging in
meddling, meddlesomeness, tampering, prying, poking around, nosing around
informal horning in, muscling in, gatecrashing
2‘the cable helps to suppress radio interference’
disruption, disturbance, static, fading
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.