Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘That many in the eighteenth century actively resisted what seemed to them classical cultural imperialism, something supported by contemporaries they considered spineless adulators and imitators, may be less widely understood.’
- ‘In the crush at Sardi's, a tiny figure broke through the crowd of adulators to tell Rodgers: ‘This show of yours will run forever.’’
- ‘I told Graves I was fan club president, chief of many adulators.’
- ‘No one likes a smarmy adulator.’
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.