Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Rabbits are archetypically tricksters, but Smith's hares also have gentler qualities: ‘They have a stillness, they are quiet.’’
- ‘The Price, a tale of two brothers estranged for many years in the wake of the fallout from the US stock market crash of 1929, sparkles with archetypically American wisecracking wit.’
- ‘A third-generation business, staffed exclusively by family members, it boasted a menu of archetypically heavy New England cuisine.’
- ‘California is possibly the most archetypically American destination, more so even than Henry Roth's New York.’
- ‘‘It's so utterly ultra archetypically British that it's comical,’ Gray says.’
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.