Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a tall, meaty young man’
beefy, fleshy, brawny, burly, muscular, muscly, powerful, sturdy, rugged, husky, strapping, well built, solidly built, stout, thickset
2‘the meaty character roles she'd love to play’
full of interest, interesting, three-dimensional, stimulating, giving food for thought
substantial, pithy, satisfying, meaningful, profound, deep, involved, significant
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.