Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for a rereading of the letter.’
- ‘There doesn't seem to be a blushing smiley on this forum, but trust me, I am all ablush!’
- ‘Start with careful examination of a baby's gums: it's quite possible that they look swelled and ablush.’
- ‘Mademoiselle was all ablush with delight at the discovery that she was not an old woman after all, but on occasion could still look as girlish as she felt.’
- ‘As this issue of TIME closed, our editorial staff discovered it had some lovely reasons for an impromptu party: three orchid-decked researchers ablush and abeam with plans for marriage.’
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.