Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the plant can be easily propagated by taking leaf cuttings’
breed, grow, cultivate, generate
technical layer, pipe
2‘the wild flowers and herbs get cut before they have a chance to flower and propagate’
reproduce, multiply, proliferate, breed, procreate, increase, spawn
3‘the advanced ideas drawn from the West or propagated by other leading democrats’
spread, disseminate, communicate, pass on, put about, make known, promulgate, circulate, transmit, distribute, broadcast, publish, publicize, proclaim, preach, promote
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.