Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Edward turned up late for their rendezvous’
meeting, appointment, engagement, assignation
2‘you'd be welcome to use my place as a rendezvous’
meeting place, venue, place of assignation
literary trysting place
1‘at seven o'clock she reached the wine bar where they had agreed to rendezvous’
meet, come together, get together, gather, assemble
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.