Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they use watchdogs and armed guards to ward off trespassers’
guard dog, house dog
2‘the department acts as a watchdog over life assurance companies’
ombudsman, monitor, scrutineer, inspector, observer, supervisor
custodian, guardian, guard, protector
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.