Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘you know the old saying about all work and no play?’
proverb, maxim, aphorism, axiom, adage, saw, tag, motto, precept, epigram, epigraph, dictum, gnome, pearl of wisdom
expression, phrase, formula
platitude, cliché, commonplace, truism
of course, naturally, needless to say, it is taken for granted, it is assumed, it is understood, it is taken as read, it is accepted, it is unquestionable, it is an accepted fact
obviously, self-evidently, manifestly
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.