Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she looked up at his handsome profile silhouetted against the dark sky’
side view, outline, silhouette, contour, shape, form, figure, lines
2‘she wrote a profile of Martin Luther King’
description, account, study, portrait, portrayal, depiction, rundown, sketch, outline
1‘he was profiled in the Irish Times’
describe, write about, write an article about, give an account of, characterize, portray, depict, outline, sketch
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.