Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The middle classes in England outside London, especially as representative of conservative political views.
- ‘Chris Upton argues there is much of Middle England in Middle Earth.’
- ‘But as the epitome of a Middle England constituency, it's a vital seat for both parties and I'm looking forward to helping the Conservatives regain it.’
- ‘His audacious bid to reach out to a Middle England audience to reassert and extend the dominance of the political centre ground he won at the last election was a step or 10 too far.’
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.