Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘With Johnson likely to be back, England will be expected to contest the ball a deal more fiercely and acquisitively than they did for the last hour against Italy.’
- ‘A sadistic smile graced Lindel's face as he perused through the first row, collecting the shifting papers almost acquisitively.’
- ‘We've already said that we are acquisitively minded, and so we now intend to try England to add to our staff.’
- ‘Although large, and growing acquisitively, the Nordic players are far from safe.’
- ‘The company has little firepower to grow acquisitively - a fact which can only hinder its organic progress.’
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.