Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘What makes it additionally interesting is that it is a very archetypical Scottish story.’
- ‘Not exactly the archetypical starving writer, is she?’
- ‘Unpublished letters by William Wordsworth's sister-in-law offering fresh insights into the life and times of the archetypical Lake District poet have been handed over to The Wordsworth Trust.’
- ‘Its style, archetypical characters and comic situations are given their full measure and mirth by the Bell Shakespeare Company, albeit with a slightly modern twist.’
- ‘One paralyzed by his own frustration with the world, the other a sworn couch potato who makes a religion out of channel surfing, the two men are the archetypical bad roommates.’
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.