Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Harry made a lunge for the dagger’
thrust, pounce, dive, jump, spring, leap, rush, sudden movement, grab
1‘McCulloch raised his cudgel and lunged at him’
thrust, pounce, dive, launch oneself, jump, spring, leap, rush, charge, move suddenly, make a grab
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.