Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘with the uncanny prescience of children, they had divined that he was a fake’
far-sightedness, foresight, foreknowledge
psychic powers, clairvoyance
prediction, prognostication, divination, prophesy, augury
insight, vision, intuition, perception, percipience
rare vaticination, haruspication, pythonism, prevision, psychism, adumbration
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.