Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a two-mile tunnel under the Pennine Hills’
underground passage, subterranean passage
underpass, subway, hole, burrow
historical mine, sap
1‘he tunnelled under the fence’
dig, dig one's way, burrow
excavate, mine, bore, drill
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.