Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they were hit by a stolen vehicle’
automobile, motor vehicle, motorized vehicle, means of transport, conveyance, machine
informal wheels, heap, crate, jalopy
North American informal auto
US informal hooptie
2‘education was a vehicle for the cultural assimilation of colonized peoples’
channel, medium, means, means of expression, agency, agent, instrument, mechanism, organ, apparatus, structure, machine, machinery
route, avenue, course, technique, method, approach
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.