Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘his work was slated by the critics’
criticize harshly, attack, pillory, lambaste, condemn, flay, savage, shoot down, revile, vilify
pan, knock, pull to pieces, take to pieces, tear to pieces, pull apart, take apart, crucify, hammer, slam, do a hatchet job on, bash, give something a battering, roast, skewer, maul, throw brickbats at
rubbish, slag off, monster
North American trash, pummel
NZ Australian bag
praise, commend, applaud
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.