Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘floods and landslides killed several hundred people’
landslip, rockfall, mudslide, earthslip, earthfall
2‘the 1906 election produced a Liberal landslide’
decisive victory, runaway victory, overwhelming majority, grand slam, triumph, walkover, game, set, and match
narrow victory, hung parliament
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.