Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The worst humiliation of contemporary religious life is the abjectness of needing God and a community badly enough even to sit through this.’
- ‘United's abjectness was pivotal to them being routed by Rangers on Wednesday.’
- ‘He must shoulder some responsibility for the abjectness of the past season.’
- ‘Is there no limit to the abjectness of the Church's response to terror?’
- ‘The former dictator was the picture of bedraggled abjectness: mouth forced open, eyes staring glassily.’
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.