Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘fact and fiction are skilfully mingled in his novels’
mix, blend, intermingle, commingle, intermix, interweave, interlace, combine, merge, fuse, unite, join, amalgamate, meld, marry, mesh, compound, coalesce, interblend
rare admix, commix, interflow
separate, be separated
2‘wedding guests mingled in the marquee’
socialize, circulate, fraternize, associate with others, rub shoulders, get together, consort with others
informal hobnob, hang out
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.