Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they have been interned without trial’
imprison, incarcerate, impound, jail, put in jail, put behind bars, detain, take into custody, hold in custody, hold captive, hold, lock up, keep under lock and key, confine
British detain at Her Majesty's pleasure
informal put away, put inside, send down
British informal bang up
1‘he worked as an intern for a local magazine’
trainee, apprentice, probationer, student, novice, learner, beginner
person doing work experience
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.