Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a car park for sightseers to the estate’
tourist, visitor, tripper, holidaymaker, traveller, globetrotter
British informal emmet, grockle
2‘get those gawping sightseers off the bridge’
busybody, gawker, ghoul
British informal gawper
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.