Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Forced to face or confront one's attackers or pursuers; cornered:‘he felt at bay, like a very dim minister facing a hostile House’
at a distance, away, off, aside, at arm's lengthView synonyms
- ‘An eye-for-an-eye has been the recognisable policy of a small state at bay.’
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.