Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘symptoms include a loss of appetite, nausea, and a severe headache’
sickness, biliousness, queasiness
vomiting, retching, gagging
travel-sickness, seasickness, carsickness, airsickness, motion sickness, morning sickness, altitude sickness
informal throwing up, puking
2‘intended to induce a feeling of nostalgia, it only induces in me a feeling of nausea’
disgust, revulsion, repugnance, repulsion, distaste, aversion, loathing, abhorrence, detestation, odium
informal yuck factor
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.