Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Even now, a few feet away one of the giant soldiers stalked aloofly as if all these people were not really there at all.’
- ‘I shall also enjoy the Jubilee, and if I see either of these two sleazeballs out at our street party, I'll tell them to go easy on the burgers, and stop smiling aloofly.’
- ‘‘Indeed you will not, for the building is quite separate from the pantry,’ he remarked aloofly, not even turning back to see her.’
- ‘Every great feat has been the child of dissatisfaction, and if everyone was aloofly content, who would open the world of new possibilities?’
- ‘She looked at him aloofly through the corner of her eye.’
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.