Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘my colleagues speculate about my private life’
conjecture, theorize, form theories, hypothesize, make suppositions, postulate, guess, make guesses, surmise
think, wonder, muse
2‘investors can make profits from speculating on the stock market’
gamble, take a chance, take a risk, venture, take a venture, wager
invest, play the market
British informal have a flutter, punt
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.