Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘dressed in their priestly robes, they pour libations into the holy well’
liquid offering, offering, tribute, dedication, oblation
2‘would Madame honour me with her company for a small libation?’
drink, beverage, alcoholic drink, liquid refreshment, bracer
dram, draught, nip, tot, swallow, sip, gulp
informal swig, tincture, tipple
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.