Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The teacher guides but doesn't boss, adeptly drawing answers out of the class, encouraging them to play, praise and read to their infants, gently urging affection, attention and firmness.’
- ‘By adeptly combining action and ideas, it proves that Hollywood can still produce astonishing entertainment.’
- ‘I've never been convinced by such arguments, although in this case it was put very adeptly.’
- ‘And even when he is making rather cheap political points, he often does so adeptly.’
- ‘It's light and simple, adeptly done and incredibly filling.’
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.