Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person, typically a child, who has to be looked after and fed:‘how can they afford another mouth to feed?’
- ‘With less income, many prospective mothers fear another mouth to feed.’
- ‘It does not matter to him now whether or not the baby is male or female because it would just be one more mouth to feed.’
- ‘I would rather not have another mouth to feed.’
- ‘For me, you are a mouth to feed, less important than the donkey.’
- ‘Her step father gloated about how he got rid of a mouth to feed and how he didn't have to pay taxes for another three years!’
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.