Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘there is a thick layer of sediment on the bottom’
dregs, lees, deposit, grounds, settlings, residue, remains, accumulation, silt, sludge, alluvium
technical precipitate, sublimate, residuum
rare draff, grouts
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.