Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘it was unheard of for a tradesman of such lowly status to threaten his customers in such a fashion’
humble, low, low-born, low-bred, low-ranking, plebeian, proletarian, peasant, poor
common, ordinary, simple, plain
inferior, ignoble, subordinate, obscure
2‘I'm just a lowly civil servant’
average, modest, simple, plain, ordinary, commonplace, run-of-the-mill
unambitious, unpretentious, unaspiring
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.