Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘But Britishness, like Americanness, need not be like that.’
- ‘I am becoming a little more Canadian each day, and yet I have never in my life felt more American, even as that Americanness is now undergoing some kind of transformation of its own.’
- ‘Viewers are invited to celebrate their Americanness by buying a flag kit, complete with stars-and-stripes button and stickers.’
- ‘No attempt was made to cover up the Americanness of the book.’
- ‘These early biographies consistently underplay West's Americanness while amplifying his identity as a Briton.’
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.