Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the relationship between diet and diabetes’
connection, relation, association, link, correlation, correspondence, parallel, tie-in, tie-up, alliance, bond, interrelation, interconnection
2‘we have evidence here of some direct relationship with the Marquesses of Bath’
family ties, family connections, blood relationship, blood ties, kinship, affinity, consanguinity, common ancestry, common lineage, connection
3‘he reacted badly to the end of his relationship with his girlfriend’
romance, love affair, affair, affair of the heart, love, amorous entanglement, flirtation, liaison
affaire de cœur, affaire du cœur, amour
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.