Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘However, my attention was diverted from the pages of the book as I found myself ashamedly eavesdropping on people who were unaware that the walls had ears listening to their passive conversation.’
- ‘‘Wow, this kinda feels like a refugee camp,’ I thought to myself, ashamedly.’
- ‘Slinking a little ashamedly up to the receptionist's desk, I informed her that I was working here for the day.’
- ‘Rather ashamedly, I assumed that our French friends were cooking something aboard their boat and thought nothing more of it.’
- ‘Sadly, this compromises my blogging exploits and leaves me ashamedly making another post of pure apology.’
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.