Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘One the most accomplished anecdotalists was Henry McKenzie, author of The Man of Feeling, who counted among his friends Robert Burns, a past master of cutting wit.’
- ‘He's not an historian, he's not an archivist, he's not an anecdotalist.’
- ‘She is a terrific anecdotalist, telling each story as if for the first time.’
- ‘As one interviewer noted: ‘He's not a barrel of chuckles to talk to - not a anecdotalist like Ben Affleck.’’
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.