Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his kingdom covered many countries’
realm, domain, dominion, country, land, nation, state, sovereign state, province, territory
empire, principality, palatinate, duchy
2‘the third floor was Henry's little kingdom’
domain, province, realm, sphere, field of influence, sphere of influence, dominion, area of power, department, territory, field, arena, zone, orbit
3‘homeopathic remedies are drawn from the plant and mineral kingdoms’
division, category, classification, grouping, group
class, family, genus, kind, order, branch
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.