Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘our perception of our own limitations’
discernment, appreciation, recognition, realization, cognizance
awareness, consciousness, knowledge, acknowledgement, grasp, understanding, comprehension, interpretation, apprehension
impression, sense, sensation, feeling, observation, picture, notion, thought, belief, conception, idea, judgement, estimation
2‘he talks with great perception on all matters theatrical’
insight, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicacity, perspicuity, understanding, keenness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, quick-wittedness, intelligence, intuition, cleverness, incisiveness, trenchancy, wit, astuteness, shrewdness, acuteness, acuity, subtlety, clarity, discrimination, discernment, sensitivity, penetration, thoughtfulness, profundity
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.