Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘We are in danger of becoming a nation of agoraphobes.’
- ‘Being an agoraphobe was a lot more complicated than just never leaving the house, something most people couldn't begin to appreciate, Darcy thought, running the water in the sink.’
- ‘Andrew is a agoraphobe who can't bear to be outside.’
- ‘If I weren't a comedian, I think I would be an agoraphobe, so it's a good thing I've picked a career that allows me to travel.’
- ‘He's also an agoraphobe - fearful of open spaces - with an obsessive-compulsive disorder a mile long.’
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.