Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘a watertight container’
waterproof, water-repellent, water-resistant, weatherproof
impermeable, impervious, sealed, hermetically sealed, coated, proofed, rubberized
2‘Sam had arranged a watertight alibi’
indisputable, unquestionable, incontrovertible, undeniable, irrefutable, unassailable, impregnable, beyond dispute, beyond question, beyond doubt, indubitable
foolproof, sound, flawless, airtight, conclusive, perfect, without loopholes
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.