Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘‘My engine is damaged,’ he said annoyedly into the comm, flipping a switch, ‘I'm shutting it down.’’
- ‘I was almost afraid to leave the elevator, but the elevator man was clicking his tongue annoyedly.’
- ‘Kris turned her head and glared at Ansley annoyedly.’
- ‘‘He's not my lover,’ Khelekkir said annoyedly.’
- ‘Michelle snarled annoyedly, trying to tune them out.’
- ‘She mentally chanted annoyedly. ‘This is not how it's supposed to go!’’
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.