Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘blasphemy, whoredom, drunkenness, and other ungodly behaviour’
unholy, godless, irreligious, impious, blasphemous, sacrilegious, profane, heathen, pagan, atheistic, non-theistic, irreverent
immoral, corrupt, depraved, sinful, wicked, evil, iniquitous, devilish, fiendish, demonic, diabolical, satanic, infernal
2‘he wasn't expecting her at this ungodly hour’
unreasonable, preposterous, abnormal, extraordinary, absurd, ridiculous, horrendous, outrageous, unheard of
unholy, unearthly, God-awful
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.