Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Too slippery to catch hold of or hold on to:‘the ball was as slippery as an eel’
- 1.1 Elusive or evasive:‘the man was wanted in a dozen countries but was as slippery as an eel’
- 1.1 Elusive or evasive:
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.