Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘we have grown accustomed to using tea or coffee as a pick-me-up’
tonic, restorative, energizer, stimulant, antidepressant, refresher
informal pep pill, upper, reviver, bracer
2‘his winning goal was a perfect pick-me-up’
boost, boost to the spirits, fillip, uplift, reviver, stimulant, stimulus, invigoration
informal shot in the arm
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.