Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Unpredictable; foolish and absurd.‘even as a nipper he was silly as a two-bob watch’
- ‘This movie is a German import and is as silly as a two-bob watch.’
- ‘Our brigadier, 'Mad Mick' Monaghan, was crazy as a two-bob watch.’
- ‘She was a looker but silly as a two-bob watch.’
- ‘'This is as crazy as a two-bob watch,' he muttered.’
- ‘They say that by the end he was as silly as a two-bob watch.’
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.