Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he wrote in a dry style that spawned hundreds of imitations’
give rise to, bring about, occasion, generate, engender, originate, lead to, result in, effect, induce, initiate, start, set off
breed, bear, give birth to
provoke, precipitate, spark off, trigger
contribute to, make for, be conducive to, foster, promote
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.