Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Both are amenably superfluous; neither will replace Bernard Taper's standard biography, or even Richard Buckle's later book, and neither seems to want to.’
- ‘I froze in horror as I saw that Gabriel had already found my grandparents, and was sitting with them, chatting amenably.’
- ‘His blandness makes him an amenably malleable subject for a novelist, and Sten Nadolny has taken full advantage of this licence.’
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.