Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he slid a coin into the slot of the jukebox’
aperture, slit, crack, hole, opening, groove, notch
2‘the programme's mid-morning slot’
spot, time, period
place, position, niche, space, footprint
1‘he slotted a cassette into the tape machine’
insert, put, place, fit, slide, slip
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.