Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘rural populations have migrated to urban areas’
relocate, resettle, move, move house
emigrate, go abroad, go overseas, be posted, defect, trek
North American pull up stakes
British informal up sticks, flit
2‘wildebeest migrate around the Serengeti Plains’
roam, wander, drift, rove, voyage, journey, trek, hike, itinerate, globetrot
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.