Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Twenty-two men exited the aircraft, all clothed in dark fatigues and all armed to the teeth.’
- ‘Two warriors, armed to the teeth, stand alert, ready to defend the demolition team in case of a raid by bandits.’
- ‘The Bedford, a NATO battleship armed to the teeth, is on patrol in the North Atlantic when it receives two guests via helicopter.’
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.