Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they attempted to standardize the names of the plants they were growing’
systematize, make consistent, make uniform, make comparable, regulate, normalize, bring into line, equalize
homogenize, assimilate, regiment, mass-produce, stereotype
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.