Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘And they expect all manner of antlered creatures to bound out into the road, even in the middle of Penicuik.’
- ‘We also watched a fine antlered stag grazing on succulent bushes, our approach masked by the sound of a waterfall.’
- ‘Look into their big old reindeer eyes and you'll wish you could love those wise-cracking antlered darlings to pieces, but then they lumber into the air and break the spell.’
- ‘They had been beaten out of strips and sheets of brass and depicted a number of themes: a hunter with a bow and arrow shooting an antlered deer, people riding an elephant, two snakes, two women holding hands.’
- ‘I now realise it's actually a feeding station for large antlered beasts of the night.’
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.