Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘This one was built straight as a die and it doesn't take a royal funeral to break out the bells.’
- ‘The ball travelled as straight as a die and with tremendous speed to the back of the net.’
- ‘It's rhythmic, uncluttered and straight as a die.’
- 1.1 Entirely open and honest.
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.