Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An account, idea, or joke not previously encountered by someone:‘somebody being too lazy to talk—that's a new one on me’
- ‘Dealing with complaints when I'm not even clocked in is a new one even for me!’
- ‘That's a new one on us, a new one that we hope goes straight out of fashion.’
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.