Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the most inventive composer of his time’
creative, original, innovational, innovative, imaginative, fertile, ingenious, resourceful
artistic, inspired, gifted, talented, virtuoso, accomplished, masterly, skilful, clever
2‘a fresh, inventive comedy’
original, innovative, unusual, fresh, novel, new
experimental, offbeat, quirky, avant garde, forward-looking, groundbreaking
unfamiliar, unorthodox, unconventional, alternative, fringe
North American left-field
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.