Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘there were fine wrinkles about her mouth’
crease, fold, pucker, gather, furrow, ridge, line, corrugation, groove, crinkle, crumple, rumple
informal crow's feet
2‘learning the wrinkles from someone more experienced saves time’
guideline, hint, tip, pointer, clue, cue, suggestion, piece of advice, word of advice
inside information, guidance, advice, help, counsel
1‘overexposed skin will age and wrinkle prematurely’
crease, pucker, gather, furrow, line, cover with lines, corrugate, crinkle, crimp, crumple, rumple, ruck up, scrunch up
British rare ruckle
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.