Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I suppose they did not think that, having been published before the deluge, it could have safely survived that world-wide calamity, the abolisher of all things.’
- ‘The Bad Guys were the European Union, the sexual liberals, the would-be abolishers of the pound and the Bureaucrats.’
- ‘But Ms Witheford, wary of having the ARM branded as abolishers of holidays, promised that when Australia became a republic the ARM would recommend a Republic Day holiday to be held on the anniversary of that frabjous day.’
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.