Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a supportive head teacher’
encouraging, caring, sympathetic, reassuring, understanding, concerned, helpful, nurturing, sensitive
protective, benevolent, kind, kindly, maternal, paternal
2‘local societies were largely supportive of the proposal’
in favour, approving, pro, on the side of
favourable to, sympathetic to, in sympathy with, encouraging of, well disposed to, favourably disposed to, receptive to, responsive to
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.