Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used when listing a group or team to refer to a person who is not named or whose selection has not been confirmed.
- ‘She then mockingly impersonates A. N. Other fashion commentator as if talking about Peaches’
- ‘The shrewish A. N. Other seems to have a feud going with one Bevis Hilton, who also writes there.’
- ‘Last weeks results were 1st A. N. Other, 2nd Teresa McGrath & Mary Colohan, 3rd Carmel O Shea & Sadie Mulhern, 4th Eileen Grogan & Ray Nally.’
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.