Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the crowd were shouting abuse and molesting the police officers’
harass, harry, pester, beset, persecute, torment, plague
North American informal roust
2‘he was charged with molesting a ten-year-old boy’
abuse, sexually abuse, assault, sexually assault, interfere with, rape, violate, attack, hurt, harm, injure
informal maul, grope, paw
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.