Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An easy task.‘tossing a magazine together looks like a piece of old tackie’
easy task, easy job, child's play, five-finger exercise, gift, walkover, nothing, sinecure, gravy trainView synonyms
- ‘After you've done this, the rest is a piece of old tackie.’
- ‘As everyone has a house and a street address the periodic census is a piece of old tackie.’
- ‘Choosing the best bedroom furniture among the multitude of possibilities isn't a piece of old tackie for the average Joe.’
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.