Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘two fox cubs romped playfully on the bank’
play, frolic, frisk, gambol, jump about, jump around, spring about, spring around, bound about, bound around, skip, prance, caper, sport, cavort
rare rollick, curvet
2‘South Africa romped to a six-wicket win over India’
sweep, sail, coast
win easily, win hands down, run away with it
informal win by a mile, walk it
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.