Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a proposal of marriage’
matrimony, holy matrimony, wedlock, married state, conjugal bond, civil partnership
2‘the marriage took place at St Margaret's Church’
wedding, wedding ceremony, marriage ceremony, nuptials, union
informal big day
divorce, splitting up
3‘the piece is a marriage of jazz, pop, and gospel’
union, alliance, fusion, amalgamation, combination, affiliation, association, connection, coupling, merger, unification
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.