Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a tangle of twisted metal’
crumpled, bent out of shape, crushed, buckled, warped, misshapen, distorted, deformed
North American informal pretzeled
2‘a twisted smile’
crooked, wry, lopsided
3‘his twisted mind’
perverted, warped, deviant, depraved, corrupt, abnormal, unhealthy, aberrant, distorted, corrupted, debauched, debased, degenerate, sadistic, evil, wicked
informal sick, kinky, pervy, sicko
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.