Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a desperate plea for aid’
appeal, entreaty, supplication, petition, prayer
request, call, solicitation, invocation, suit
rare imploration, adjuration
2‘her plea of a headache was not entirely false’
claim, explanation, defence, justification, vindication
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.