Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Desperate to know who my unknown assaulter was, I whirled around and all I saw was another blow heading towards me.’
- ‘Police are still searching for that assaulter.’
- ‘So I'm spending part of my time with the assaulters.’
- ‘Panicking, I attempted to parry off my assaulter, but how could I do anything when I wasn't able to move at all?’
- ‘The incident was reported to police, and the girl received ‘compensation’ from her assaulters, as is common in Thailand.’
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.