Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘There was a horrible scream of arachnophobic terror.’
- ‘Mena Suvari turns up as his Reiki-practising, crystal-loving, arachnophobic neighbour, Charlotte.’
- ‘My arachnophobic daughter would disagree with that most vociferously!’
- ‘You see, I was reared on simple fairy stories and harmless nursery rhymes, like the one about the arachnophobic Miss Muffet.’
- ‘While some imagery is potentially more disturbing for young kids (as well as for arachnophobic grown-ups), this adaptation is otherwise straightforward to a fault.’
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.