Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Julius Caesar, Hitler and Mussolini were said to be ailurophobes.’
- ‘I wonder if my neighbours are ailurophobes.’
- ‘The bad news for ailurophobes is that cats seem to be drawn to people who don't like them.’
- ‘Then there are the ailurophobes - those who do not merely dislike cats but experience hate, fear and nausea in their presence.’
- ‘He always enjoyed visiting with Regent, but admitted, just recently, that he's also an ailurophobe.’
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.