Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘And who was this Evans, this wealthy connoisseur, benefactor and amasser of valuables?’
- ‘Walker is an amasser of information and a controller of data.’
- ‘The booksellers are a retired couple although it might be more appropriate to say they are book amassers rather than sellers.’
- ‘‘They are great amassers of power, which they have leveraged for wealth,’ said one former high-ranking golf administrator.’
- ‘I myself am an amasser of many odd and pretty things, so I could appreciate Steven's menagerie quite well.’
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.