Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The other House of Parliament (used in the Commons to refer to the Lords, and vice versa).
- ‘My honourable friend in another place, Danny Alexander, was right to point out two other aspects of the Bill that post-legislative scrutiny would highlight.’
- ‘During a debate members of the House of Commons traditionally refer to the House of Lords as 'another place' or 'the other place'.’
- ‘That may be why such large numbers voted in another place for the 100 per cent appointed and 100 per cent elected Peers.’
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.