Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
strategy, scheme, stratagem, plan, set of tactics, manoeuvre, course of action, line of action
method, programme, expedient, gambit, move, approach, tack, path, road
device, trick, ploy, dodge, ruse, game, machination, contrivance, stunt
means, wiles, artifice, subterfuge
informal wangle, caper
2tactics‘the larger French fleet was decimated by superior tactics’
battle plans, plans, game plans
moves, manoeuvres, logistics
strategy, policy, campaign
generalship, military science
organization, planning, arrangement, administration, direction, masterminding, orchestration, handling, running
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.