Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they are peddling water filters’
sell, sell from door to door, hawk, tout, vend, offer for sale
carry, stock, offer, market, merchandise, trade, trade in, deal in, traffic in
British informal flog
2‘the unorthodox views peddled by independent research institutes’
advocate, suggest, urge, recommend, champion
preach, present, put forward, advance, offer, introduce, spread, proclaim, propound, promote
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.