Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘light from the fires was visible for many miles’
perceptible, perceivable, seeable, observable, noticeable, easily seen, detectable, discernible, recognizable, in view, in sight, on view, on display
evident, self-evident, in evidence, apparent, manifest, transparent, plain, plain to see, clear, clear-cut, conspicuous, obvious, patent, palpable, tangible, unmistakable, unconcealed, undisguised, distinct, distinguishable, prominent, salient, striking, arresting, blatant, glaring, writ large
informal as plain as the nose on your face, as plain as a pikestaff, sticking out like a sore thumb, standing out a mile, right under one's nose, staring someone in the face, written all over someone
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.