Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Marian leaned over the parapet of the bridge’
balustrade, barrier, wall, railing, fence
2‘the sandbags that made up the parapet had been blown away’
barricade, rampart, bulwark, bank, embankment, fortification, defence, breastwork, earthwork, bastion
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.