Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘an established canon of literary works’
poetic, artistic, dramatic
published, printed, in print
2‘her literary friends’
scholarly, learned, intellectual, cultured, erudite, bookish, highbrow, studious, cerebral, lettered, academic, cultivated, civilized
well read, widely read, knowledgeable, educated, well educated
poetic, dramatic, dignified, solemn
elaborate, ornate, flowery, purple
informal, colloquial, vernacular
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.