Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They would take turns to come to our house for a cup of tea and as sure as death they would sit on this chair.’
- ‘Cynicism comes with age, as sure as death, and I haven't missed it.’
- ‘Only give her a chance, and as sure as death she'll get hold of John, after all.’
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.