Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he's naturally shy’
by nature, by character, inherently, innately, congenitally, instinctively
2‘try and act naturally’
normally, in a natural manner, in a natural way, unaffectedly, spontaneously, genuinely, artlessly, unpretentiously
awkwardly, self-consciously, pretentiously
3‘naturally, they wanted everything kept quiet’
of course, as might be expected, as one would expect, as you would expect, needless to say, not unexpectedly, as was anticipated, as a matter of course
obviously, clearly, it goes without saying
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.