Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They were somewhat opposed to Mr. Clay's adamancy that they must go ahead with the withdrawal.’
- ‘The rigidity and adamancy to continue with the strike action until management appears to capitulate leads to a dead end.’
- ‘His entire statement had been quietly but firmly said in a state of shame and sadness, but this last line was full of adamancy.’
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.