Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they had been sold an unsuitable product’
inappropriate, unsuited, ill-suited, inapt, inapposite, unfitting, unbefitting, undue, incompatible, out of place, out of keeping, out of character, incongruous
unacceptable, ineligible, not good enough
2‘unsuitable reading matter for a young lady’
unbecoming, unseemly, indecorous, improper
3‘her comment came at an unsuitable moment’
inopportune, infelicitous, malapropos
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.