Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she decided to marry her suitor’
admirer, beau, wooer, boyfriend, sweetheart, lover, inamorato, escort
literary swain, follower
British informal boyf
2‘the colonies became rival suitors for the location of the capital of the state’
petitioner, supplicant, beseecher, suppliant, plaintiff, pleader, appellant, applicant
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.