Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘polar weather conditions’
cold, frozen, freezing, frigid, chill, chilling, icy, icy-cold, glacial, gelid, Siberian
rare boreal, hyperborean, circumpolar, brumal, borean, hyperboreal
2‘the two polar types of interview’
opposite, opposed, opposing, oppositional, diametrically opposed, extreme, contrary, contradictory, antithetical, antagonistic, conflicting, counterbalancing
rare antitypical, antonymous, antipodal, contrarious, dichotomous, oppositive
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.