Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she was profoundly grateful that none of her colleagues could see her’
extremely, very, deeply, exceedingly, greatly, immensely, enormously, terribly, tremendously, awfully, intensely, heartily, keenly, acutely, from the bottom of one's heart, painfully, thoroughly, sincerely, so
informal well, jolly, seriously, majorly, oh-so
informal, dated devilish
North American informal mighty, plumb
South African informal lekker
literary sore, thrice
2‘he spoke profoundly on the subject’
discerningly, penetratingly, wisely, sagaciously, thoughtfully, philosophically, weightily, seriously, learnedly, eruditely
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.