Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Supermarket food is also packed with sugar, which is not only fattening, it is also arrantly destructive to the body.’
- ‘For instance, some frustrated teachers will give an arrantly negligent student a B, instead of a grade more indicative of poor work.’
- ‘Before reading the column, I held onto the slight chance that my view of this university was arrantly skewed.’
- ‘The presumption of innocence - widely overused as a rhetorical lifeline for the arrantly guilty - is indeed deeply rooted in Anglo-American common law.’
- ‘America is being denounced as arrantly hypocritical for first pretending to promote democracy, then trying to crush its results.’
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.