Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a garage man called to tow the car away’
pull, draw, drag, haul, tug, trail, lug, heave, trawl, hoist, transport
1‘a tow to the garage costs from £95 to £155’
tug, towing, haul, pull, drawing, drag, trailing, trawl
‘they arrived with several young children in tow’
accompanying, following, in attendance, in convoy, by one's side, in one's charge, under one's protection
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.