Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A kind of person that is very different from the norm:‘health-service staff are a breed apart with their dedication to duty’
- ‘Diplomacy enthusiasts have always been a breed apart from the mainstream of the hobby.’
- ‘These ghosts are a breed apart from the usual homeless types who inhabit such dwellings.’
- ‘While the Danes, Swedes and Norwegians are of the same race with similar languages, the Finns are a breed apart.’
- ‘Regular callers to these programmes are a breed apart.’
- ‘English directors are a breed apart and unlike anything we have in this country.’
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.