Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘such views are rooted in Indian culture’
embedded, fixed, firmly established, implanted
deep-rooted, entrenched, ingrained, ineradicable
2‘Nell was rooted to the spot’
unable to move from, frozen to, riveted to, paralysed to, glued to, fixed to
stock-still, as still as a statue, as if turned to stone, motionless, unmoving
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.