Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his previous marriage was declared null’
invalid, null and void, void
annulled, nullified, cancelled, abolished, revoked, rescinded, repealed
2‘his curiously null life’
lacking in character, empty, characterless, blank, colourless, expressionless, vacuous, insipid, vapid, inane
full, colourful, interesting
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.