Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Watchers are notorious pencil sharpeners, ribbon changers, plant waterers, home repairers and abhorrers of messy rooms or messy pages.’
- ‘Allowing companies to choose their compliancy would satisfy both adorers and abhorrers of the law.’
- ‘Your enemies and abhorrers look on with mild amusement.’
- ‘This is how they behave, these ‘liberationists’ and ‘democrats’, these foes of conspiracy, these abhorrers of secrecy!’
- ‘With such notoriety, however, come both admirers and abhorrers.’
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.