Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The captain studied him closely, appraisingly.’
- ‘Papa loved to tell the story of the way he'd circled the piece appraisingly while the salesman talked.’
- ‘Jesse cocked a eyebrow and looked at him appraisingly.’
- ‘‘Fine job you did there,’ she commented appraisingly.’
- ‘The president looked at him appraisingly, several people in the room recall.’
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.