Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the disease originates from East Africa’
arise, have its origin, derive, begin, start, stem, spring, emerge, develop, grow, rise, flow, emanate, issue
2‘Bill Levy originated the idea’
invent, be the inventor of, create, initiate, devise, think up, dream up, coin, conceive, design, concoct, contrive, formulate, form, evolve, develop, generate, engender, produce, discover, set in motion, set up, put in place, inaugurate, launch, mastermind, pioneer, introduce, establish, institute, bring about, found, give birth to, be the father of, be the mother of
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.