Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they use 21 different spices to make their curry powder’
flavouring, seasoning, herb
2‘the risk of detection had added spice to their affair’
excitement, interest, colour, piquancy, spiciness, zest, savour, tang, sharpness, saltiness
informal zip, zing, zap, punch, kick
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.