Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he held the defendants liable for negligence’
responsible, legally responsible, accountable, answerable, chargeable, blameworthy, at fault, culpable, subject, guilty, faulty, censurable
2‘my income is liable to fluctuate wildly’
likely, inclined, tending, disposed, apt, predisposed, prone, given
informal on the cards
3‘you are more liable to injury when you exercise infrequently’
exposed, open, prone, subject, susceptible, vulnerable, in danger of, at risk of, at the mercy of
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.