Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a stinging satire on American politics’
parody, burlesque, caricature, lampoon, skit, take-off, squib, travesty
informal spoof, send-up
British vulgar slang piss-take
rare pasquinade, pasticcio
2‘in recent years, the phenomenon has become the subject of satire’
mockery, ridicule, derision, scorn, caricature
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.