Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Lacking in refinement or sophistication:‘the housing was rough as guts’
- ‘Sure, some of these huts were rough as guts, but that was part of the deal.’
- ‘Their first album was a rough as guts lo-fi recording, but featured considerable verve and passion.’
- ‘I saw her two weeks ago: she was looking rough as guts.’
- ‘The coffee was rough as guts though, but still better than the mud they serve at our local cafes.’
- ‘It sounded unpolished and the production was a bit ropey; they always sounded rough as guts.’
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.