Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a malignant growth in her left kidney’
cancerous, non-benign, metastatic
2‘a malignant disease’
virulent, infectious, invasive, uncontrollable, dangerous, harmful, pernicious
deadly, fatal, life-threatening, lethal, terminal, incurable
3‘one of the most malignant glares she had ever seen’
spiteful, hostile, malevolent, malicious, malign, evil-intentioned, baleful, full of hate, vicious, nasty, poisonous, venomous, acrimonious, rancorous, splenetic, cruel
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.