Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a pad of lined paper’
scored, striped, stripy, banded, streaked, striated
2‘his lined, weather-worn face’
wrinkled, wrinkly, furrowed, creased, marked with lines, covered with lines, crinkled, wizened, leathery, worn, puckered, grooved, corrugated
covered, backed, interlined
faced, panelled, inlaid
reinforced, encased, papered, decorated
stuffed, filled, packed, padded
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.