Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘it is necessary for people to think and act not simply as self-interested individuals’
self-seeking, self-serving, self-obsessed, self-absorbed, self-regarding, wrapped up in oneself, egocentric, egotistic, egotistical, egomaniacal, inward-looking, introverted, selfish
inconsiderate, thoughtless, unthinking, uncaring
informal looking after number one
altruistic, considerate, generous
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.