Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Mark is acrophobic and allergic to nuts as well as mushrooms.’
- ‘One look at a photo of the world's tallest, fastest roller coaster throws me into acrophobic panic.’
- ‘So many times Nan and I had taken this same route together, as the acrophobic woman who rarely left the house gritted her teeth and fulfilled her duty.’
- ‘I'm pathologically acrophobic, so it was always extremely difficult for me.’
- ‘A high school reunion is pretty much about nothing but memory, so it's like an acrophobic going skydiving.’
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.