Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘she saw youths tampering with her neighbour's car’
interfere, monkey around, meddle, tinker, fiddle, fiddle about, fiddle around, fool about, fool around, play about, play around, toy, trifle, dabble
do mischief to, doctor, alter, change, adjust, damage, do damage to, harm, deface, vandalize, ruin
informal mess about, mess around
British informal muck about, muck around
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.