Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the suggestion was a little offbeat but he agreed to put it to his bosses for consideration’
unconventional, unorthodox, unusual, off-centre, eccentric, outré, idiosyncratic, strange, bizarre, weird, peculiar, odd, freakish, outlandish, out of the ordinary, Bohemian, alternative, left-field, hippy, zany, quirky
avant-garde, novel, innovative
informal wacky, freaky, kinky, way-out, far out, kooky, oddball
North American informal off the wall, bizarro
ordinary, conventional, run-of-the-mill
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.