Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Ginny wondered how he would react if she told him the truth’
behave, act, take it, conduct oneself, proceed
respond, reply, answer
rare comport oneself
2‘it was perhaps no wonder that he reacted against this spartan, puritanical environment’
rebel against, oppose, revolt against, rise up against
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.