Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the patterns comprise mosaics, lozenges, and crosses’
rhombus, diamond shape, diamond
2‘she was always taking throat lozenges and cough mixtures’
pastille, tablet, pill, capsule, pilule, drop
cough sweet, cough drop, gum, gumdrop, jujube
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.