Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she clenched her jaw to kill the sultry languor that was stealing over her’
lassitude, lethargy, listlessness, tiredness, torpor, fatigue, weariness
laziness, idleness, indolence, inactivity, inertia, sluggishness
sleepiness, drowsiness, somnolence, enervation, lifelessness, apathy
2‘the languor of a hot, breezeless day’
stillness, tranquillity, calm, calmness, lull, silence, windlessness, oppressiveness, heaviness
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.