Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a person) stupid or slightly mad.‘he's a stubby short of a six pack but a real good bloke’
- ‘I'm sure there are some that will think I'm a stubby short of a six pack by printing this, but I can't help what I believe.’
- ‘I'll be the first to admit that there are few Aussies that are a stubby short of a six pack.’
- ‘You'd have to be a stubby short of a six pack to miss the show this weekend!’
- ‘That Rooke woman's a stubby short of a six-pack.’
- ‘He, of course, was his usual stubby short of a six-pack, only failing to let a try in through the referee's whistle.’
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.