Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘heavy autumn rain saturated the ground’
soak, drench, waterlog, wet through, wet
souse, steep, douse, impregnate
Northern English Scottish drouk
2‘the air was saturated with the stench of joss sticks’
permeate, impregnate, suffuse, imbue, pervade, steep, charge, infuse, inform, fill, spread throughout
3‘Japan's electronics industry began to saturate the world markets’
flood, glut, swamp, oversupply, overfill, overload
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.