Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An awkward question or task.
- ‘I knew his expressions too well, and he would defiantly give me a nasty one this time.’
- ‘This particular module was a nasty one: it modified the behavior of certain system calls to hide itself from the lsmod command and to hide the presence of scanners, crackers, sniffer logs and other such files.’
- ‘‘That was a nasty one,’ Eric commented jovially, melting out of the trees in his brown uniform.’
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.