Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she comes from a privileged background’
wealthy, rich, affluent, prosperous
lucky, fortunate, special, elite, favoured, select
advantaged, socially advantaged
2‘he accused me of giving away privileged information’
confidential, private, secret, top secret, restricted, classified, not for publication, off the record, inside
3‘the MP is privileged but the reporter and the publisher could face civil action’
immune, immune from prosecution, protected, exempt, excepted
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.