Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Even a person of low status or importance has rights.
- ‘It is devoted to the proposition that if a cat may look at a king, a thief may win and woo a princess, with plenty of wizardry to help him.’
- ‘But where these spiritual icons look deep into our eyes, the King's Minister stares haughtily out, allowing us to look at him… as a cat may look at a king.’
- ‘The cat is pleasantly impertinent to the king and Alice notes that a cat may look at a king, so he isn't being uncivil.’
- ‘Still, as they say - appropriately for the visual media - a cat may look at a king.’
- ‘On the principle that a cat may look at a king, the picture may be painted from the view-point of the humblest observer.’
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.