Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the nudibranch sloughed its armour and acquired a new set of biological and chemical defences’
dispose of, discard, throw away, throw out, get rid of, toss out
shed, jettison, scrap, cast aside, cast off, repudiate, abandon, relinquish, drop, dispense with, have done with, reject, shrug off, throw on the scrapheap
informal chuck, chuck away, chuck out, fling away, dump, ditch, axe, bin, junk, get shut of
British informal get shot of
North American informal trash
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.