Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she rifled through the contents of her wardrobe’
rummage, search, hunt, forage, sift, rake
ransack, comb, turn upside down, scour
2‘the man kept her talking while an accomplice rifled her home’
burgle, rob, steal from, loot, raid, plunder, sack, ransack, pillage
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.