Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the dust and chaff is winnowed from the grain’
separate, divide, sort out
remove, get rid of
2‘it's difficult to winnow out the truth’
separate out, sift out, filter out, isolate, sort out, find, identify, ferret out
separate the wheat from the chaff
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.