Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘their name, translated literally, means ‘the river’’
verbatim, word for word, line for line, letter for letter, to the letter
exactly, precisely, faithfully, closely, strictly, strictly speaking, accurately, rigorously
loosely, imprecisely, metaphorically
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.