Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the windings of the stream’
twist, turn, turning, bend, loop, curve, zigzag, convolution, meander, meandering
rare anfractuosity, flexuosity
1‘the winding country roads’
twisting and turning, full of twists and turns, meandering, windy, twisty, bending, curving, looping, zigzag, zigzagging, serpentine, sinuous, snaking, snaky, tortuous, convoluted
circuitous, roundabout, indirect
rare anfractuous, flexuous, meandrous, serpentiform
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.