Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used pejoratively by opponents of abortion to refer to an abortion clinic.
- ‘Most of America's 1.5 million yearly abortions are performed in so-called ‘abortion mills ‘that are isolated from mainstream medical facilities.’’
- ‘She had gone to an ‘abortion mill’ and was killed during the procedure.’
- ‘A system that requires no waiting period and allows abortion mills to hire incompetents might be another thought.’
- ‘Dowson's current newsletter, kindly sent to my home, reports that in the month before Christmas, UK LifeLeague staged vigils ‘outside abortion mills right across the UK’.’
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.