Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
I very much doubt it:‘You know how pools winners always say it won't change their lives? Yeah, as if!’
- ‘Clueless, however, with its mall culture (buy something; buying makes happy), and its witty dialogue (‘as if!’), doesn't support the heritage industry.’
- ‘You know how pools winners always say it won't change their lives? Yeah, right, as if.’
- ‘Even some prejudicial rejection can also be okay, if the person socially shutting you down is in a committed relationship (as if!) or has an incompatible sexual orientation.’
- ‘And wait I did, my Standard open at The horoscopes (Predictions for New Year! Your Stars, That Break, and You! - as if).’
- ‘You can tell she's wanting everyone to tell her how brilliant she was. As if.’
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.