Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Was this prejudice, frivolity or plain asininity?’
- ‘What a sad opinion one forms of men, what bitterness grips one's heart when one sees such delirious asininity on display.’
- ‘She threatened that Queen Saraelye herself would come to fry them, and their asininity would justify it in their king's eyes.’
- ‘I'm glad this particular bit of asininity was exposed to the harsh wind of public scrutiny beyond this humble organ.’
- ‘Three cheers for Wandsworth Council, once more applying common sense against bureaucratic asininity.’
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.