Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Completely wrong:‘I may be all wet on this point’
- ‘You don't have to be a ‘Biblical scholar’ to know that what you wrote was all wet.’
- ‘But up next, Coke's plans to sell bottled water overseas are all wet.’
- ‘Your discussion of the intellectual property debate is all wet.’
- ‘By the way, most people think Roberts is all wet.’
- ‘No sooner does the Consultant Debunking Unit dip its toe back into the waters of consulting-speak than it stumbles onto jargon that turns out to be all wet.’
- ‘Their publishers are all wet about copyright.’
- ‘I suppose we could just thank our lucky stars that all the negative prognostications were all wet and leave it at that.’
- ‘Since I'm not an economist, I might be all wet about this.’
- ‘If the polls are all wet and the final vote breaks sharply one way or the other, people will want to claim the election as a historic watershed.’
- ‘Jeff actually knows what he's talking about, thinks I'm all wet on this one.’
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.