Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘in November 1956 the property was sequestrated by the Egyptian authorities’
confiscate, seize, take possession of, take, sequester, appropriate, expropriate, impound, commandeer, arrogate
distrain, attach, disseize
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.