Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I amn't sure whether to be flattered or annoyed.’
- ‘Anyway, thanks for agreeing with the fact that I amn't a complete paranoid freak abut the wording.’
- ‘I amn't a native speaker of English, but I do find it more pleasant listening to British English than the American equivalent.’
- ‘I amnt a teacher.’
- ‘It seemed to me, and I could be wrong on this, (although I amn't.) that it was a bunch of things happening, that looked (or were supposed to look) cool.’
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.