Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It sold well abroad and was praised by the American audience, he reminds me aggrievedly.’
- ‘But they did so aggrievedly and they looked forward to armistice when they could win back what they saw as just wages and rights.’
- ‘When she stopped the cat was glaring at her aggrievedly.’
- ‘250 people on bicycles, that is - many in costume - riding all over the city together, the horns of backed-up traffic trumpeting aggrievedly behind them.’
- ‘He let a bit of coldness creep into his tone, and Chris promptly loosened his grip, pouting aggrievedly.’
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.