Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘You can't help wishing real life was as addictively simple as bashing the monsters and hoarding the loot.’
- ‘Furst's novels, masterly analyses of character as much as plot-driven thrillers, are addictively readable and Dark Voyage is a fine example of his art.’
- ‘The chicken wings were addictively decent, up until the moment you considered the process that brought them to your table.’
- ‘And in winter, should you not be initiated in the mysterious rites of ski or snowboard, you might be able to slide down on a toboggan - utterly terrifying, yes, but addictively so.’
- ‘The screen has missed Streep, who has given addictively moving performances in several classics, and many highly watchable portrayals in otherwise average films.’
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.