Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘we chatted for a while’
time, spell, stretch, stint, span, season, interval, period, period of time, length of time, duration, run, phase, stage, term
British informal patch
1‘tennis and quoits helped to while away the time during the voyage’
pass, spend, occupy, use up, kill, beguile
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.