Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
However you look at the matter:‘the news is not good any way you slice it’
- ‘This is a positive report any way you slice it.’
- ‘However you slice it, consumers love topping their gourmet pizza off with a gourmet beverage.’
- ‘Our numbers by design were conservative, but any way you slice it, this bill is great for New York.’
- ‘Any way you slice it, the film is still just shy of becoming mind-numbingly dull.’
- ‘However you slice it, there is a challenge to our government.’
- ‘However you slice it, high school children also need to learn to read and write in foreign languages.’
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.