Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Someone or something unwelcome will always reappear or return:‘‘She's always turning up.’ Like a bad penny, Clare thought viciously’
- ‘Of course, it has been said that a bad penny always turns up again.’
- ‘Now, now, a bad penny always turns up somewhere.’
- ‘"A bad penny always turns up," said my grandmother the day I was born.’
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.