Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘No matter how adorably girlie I think she is, there are going to be people who think she's a boy.’
- ‘We are supposed to think that they're adorably life-affirming, unreconstructed old scamps, but I have never seen a more charmless and conceited bunch.’
- ‘Inspired by the latest episode of Girls Gone Wild, he travels to Wisconsin with his adorably awkward manservant, Soren.’
- ‘It's no longer got that adorably cute shape and cheeky appearance.’
- ‘World domination is clearly within reach for this adorably atonal Tokyo twosome, superstars in Asia since the late '90s who now have a show on the Cartoon Network in the States.’
- ‘Now, those of you unfamiliar with the world of poultry would benefit here from knowing that a ‘gosling’ is a young goose and it arrives into the world as an adorably fluffy yellow object.’
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.