Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to indicate that one considers a particular person or thing to be an impressive example of their kind:‘Aunt Edie was a woman and a half’
- ‘You'll have a vacation and a half with that sort of money!’
- ‘Someday I'll find a woman and a half and take her hand.’
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.