Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Goodness me, are Kitty and Aunt Patience still abed at this hour?’
- ‘I have long held that sleeping and lying abed are the principal foundations for the good life.’
- ‘The next day, while everyone was still abed, I left.’
- ‘Why, we have been sitting here for hours while you should be abed!’
- ‘I lay abed an hour longer than usual again this morning and I'm moving kinda slow.’
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.