Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the ice was beginning to thaw’
melt, unfreeze, soften, liquefy, dissolve
North American unthaw
2‘a frozen turkey may take up to two days to thaw’
3‘since I've been here, he's begun to thaw’
become friendlier, become more genial, become more sociable, loosen up, relax, become more relaxed
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.