Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In adverse circumstances one welcomes any source of relief or escape:‘Dora's eye fell on him—any port in a storm’
- ‘I didn't know where all the newfound energy came from, but any port in a storm.’
- ‘Now admittedly, there was a small number of young eligible male teens involved in this world, and only about the same number of young females so I suspect it was any port in a storm in her view.’
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.