Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘We've been so desensitized by the increasing annoyingness of the Internet that we've grown completely oblivious to how absolutely obnoxious Internet advertising has become.’
- ‘Due to the sheer annoyingness of printing these things, the comic is only available very rarely, and in print runs of only 16 at a time.’
- ‘I'm sure the clinginess is part of the annoyingness.’
- ‘Things tend to annoy me out of all proportion to their annoyingness.’
- ‘However, there comes a point when rudeness passes from novelty into annoyingness.’
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.