Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He dealt with something ambitiously named ‘life coaching’, which is a service that some businesses provide for top staff.’
- ‘This manifesto rings with a youthful sincerity, but his stories and poems ambitiously attempt to embody the ideal.’
- ‘Yesterday he ambitiously pledged to aim for ‘full employment’.’
- ‘‘I see us competing for the national championship,’ he declared ambitiously.’
- ‘Most ambitiously, in 1961 an 11-metre-tall Jacob Epstein sculpture was displayed on the roof of Waverley Market.’
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.