Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I admit it, freely and adultly, with full cognitive rationality, and I suppose I'd beat myself up if that wouldn't constitute overkill.’
- ‘His widely opened eyes, once cheerful were adultly profound and wise.’
- ‘Now that I'm all grown up, I have indulged both Mathra and myself in some adultly decadent hot chocolate.’
- ‘Patsview thought she was writing adultly, though her use of the language betrayed her.’
- ‘It has grown a classic literary and graphic work over the last thirty years, due to the childishly naive, yet adultly irrational outlook of the writer and the illustrator.’
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.