Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a valid criticism’
well founded, sound, well grounded, reasonable, rational, logical, justifiable, defensible, defendable, supportable, sustainable, maintainable, workable, arguable, able to hold water, plausible, telling, viable, bona fide
cogent, effective, powerful, convincing, credible, believable, substantial, forceful, strong, weighty, authoritative, reliable
2‘only one valid nomination was received’
correct, authentic, legally acceptable, proper, bona fide, genuine, official, signed and sealed
lawful, legal, licit, legitimate, legally binding, binding, contractual
in force, in effect, effective
invalid, illegal, void
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.