Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a list of the world's wealthiest people’
catalogue, inventory, record, register, roll, file, index, directory, listing, listicle, checklist, tally, docket, ticket, enumeration, table, tabulation
series, litany, recital
1‘the accounts are listed alphabetically’
record, register, make a list of, note down, write down, set down, enter
itemize, enumerate, recite, catalogue, file, log, minute, tabulate, categorize, inventory, schedule, chronicle
classify, group, arrange, sort, rank, alphabetize, index
1‘the boat listed to one side’
lean, lean over, tilt, tip, heel, heel over, careen, cant, pitch, toss, roll, incline, slant, slope, be at an angle, bank, keel over
be on an even keel
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.