Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he is unable to distinguish between fantasy and reality’
the real world, real life, actuality
physical existence, corporeality, substantiality, materiality
2‘the harsh realities of life’
fact, actuality, truth, verity
3‘the reality of Marryat's detail’
verisimilitude, authenticity, realism, fidelity, faithfulness
‘she sounded sympathetic but in reality she was furious’
in fact, in actual fact, in point of fact, as a matter of fact, actually, really, in truth, if truth be told
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.