Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he sought to reduce the legal privileges of the unions’
advantage, right, benefit, prerogative, entitlement, birthright, due
concession, freedom, liberty
2‘it was a privilege to meet her’
honour, pleasure, source of pleasure, source of pride, source of satisfaction
3‘a breach of parliamentary privilege’
immunity, exemption, dispensation
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.