Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘vestigial limbs enabled the fish to crawl on to the land’
rudimentary, undeveloped, incomplete, embryonic, immature
technical abortive, primitive, obsolete
2‘he feels a vestigial flicker of anger from last night’
remaining, surviving, residual, leftover, lingering
persisting, abiding, lasting, enduring
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.