Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a densely populated suburb of Amsterdam’
outlying district, residential area, dormitory area, dormitory town, commuter belt, conurbation
suburbia, fringes, outskirts, purlieus
British garden suburb
North American bedroom area
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.