Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The friend, in an awkward attempt at ingratiation, plays for her a tape of him amateurishly playing the drums with his band.’
- ‘This is the sort of test that is poorly - and amateurishly - designed and conducted, and which proves essentially nothing.’
- ‘The quality of the exhibition was not only amateurishly reminiscent of A-level sketch books, but in some places absolutely risible.’
- ‘Most of the songs are laughably and amateurishly staged.’
- ‘A movie may be incompetently acted and amateurishly shot.’
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.