Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘I really cannot understand how you could have allowed yourself to get into such a predicament’
difficult situation, awkward situation, mess, difficulty, problematic situation, issue, plight, quandary, trouble, muddle, mare's nest, crisis
informal hole, fix, jam, sticky situation, pickle, scrape, bind, tight corner, tight spot, spot, corner, dilemma, deep water, hot water, kettle of fish, how-do-you-do
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.