Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Happening without inhibition or restraint; out of control:‘a punch is thrown and it's all on’
- ‘Two hours and a couple of phone calls later, it's all on.’
- ‘Reading email, newspapers, web sites, books—it's all on.’
- ‘All it's going to take is a few hardcore folk to start hurling the molotovs at the cops, and it's all on.’
- ‘Friday was my Birthday and we had a pretty good night—Tom brought out a bottle of Baileys and it was all on.’
- ‘Once I'd stashed my laptop bag behind the bar, it was all on.’
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.