Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They had no match referees in those days to penalise such appealers!’
- ‘Any busker, lecturer, musician, singer or street appealer must apply for a permit before performing in public, irrespective of whether money is collected.’
- ‘I became an appealer for the Society some years ago and more recently I have undertaken presentations at schools local to me in respect of what adoption means to children and families.’
- ‘I am almost always suspicious of appeals to the ‘good old days’ as the appeal typically has an agenda behind it, or reveals some reflexive need on the part of the appealer.’
- ‘He was a pesky fellow, a full-throated appealer on the field but ready to socialise with the opposition off it.’
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.