Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to express surprise at encountering someone or something.‘good God, Jack Stone, as I live and breathe!’
- ‘Dawn Tinsley, as I live and breathe…’
- ‘‘Well, as I live and breathe… if it ain't Hallie Lennox, ‘he said in an unmistakable Savannah drawl.’
- ‘‘Well, well,’ she said, ‘Malak Harr, as I live and breathe.’’
- ‘Well, well, as I live and breathe, it's Nellie.’
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.