Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It's light and simple, adeptly done and incredibly filling.’
- ‘And even when he is making rather cheap political points, he often does so adeptly.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I've never been convinced by such arguments, although in this case it was put very adeptly.’
- ‘By adeptly combining action and ideas, it proves that Hollywood can still produce astonishing entertainment.’
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.