Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the team quickly attempted to stamp its personality on the soulless office space’
characterless, featureless, bland, dull, colourless, dreary, drab, uninspiring, unremarkable, unexceptional, undistinguished, unmemorable, grey, anaemic, insipid
ordinary, mundane, commonplace, average, mediocre, run-of-the-mill
2‘it was soulless, non-productive work’
boring, dull, deadly dull, tedious, dreary, routine, humdrum, ho-hum, tiresome, wearisome, uninteresting, uninspiring, unexciting, soul-destroying, mind-numbing, lifeless, dry
monotonous, unvarying, repetitive, repetitious, mechanical
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.