Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In an overbearing or self-important manner:‘he would have walked in and taken charge as if he owned the place’
- ‘If he walks up like he owns the place, he's probably going to treat women like property.’
- ‘She walks around my apartment as if she owns the place and tells me what I can and can't do and the way it's going to be.’
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.