Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the junction between the roof and the adjoining walls’
join, joint, intersection, link, bond, weld, seam, coupling, connection, union, juncture
brace, bracket, hinge
commissure, suture, synapse
2‘the junction of the two rivers’
confluence, convergence, meeting, meeting point, conflux, juncture, watersmeet
3‘turn right at the next junction’
crossroads, crossing, intersection, interchange, T-junction, box junction, gyratory
turn, turn-off, exit
North American turnout, cloverleaf
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.