Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘His use of astringently pretty colors, such as acidic pink and lime green, pushed the paintings toward a kind of industrial picturesque.’
- ‘Of course its also cruelly, astringently funny.’
- ‘There are few pleasures more mentally invigorating than astringently witty and wise satirical fiction.’
- ‘"Well, this is an interesting change of mind," Sandusky remarked astringently.’
- ‘His novels stood out for being both remarkably well-written and astringently original.’
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.