Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a rabid anti-royalist’
extreme, fanatical, overzealous, over-enthusiastic, extremist, violent, maniacal, wild, passionate, fervent, diehard, uncompromising
intolerant, unreasonable, illiberal, bigoted, prejudiced, biased, partisan, one-sided
informal raving, gung-ho
British informal swivel-eyed
moderate, liberal, half-hearted
2‘she was bitten by a rabid dog’
rabies-infected, mad, foaming at the mouth, hydrophobic
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.