Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
On admission to an event rather than in advance:‘tickets will be available at the door’
- ‘Tickets are not being sold for this event but we do ask for your generosity at the door.’
- ‘Organisers were expecting quite a few spectators to turn up to buy tickets at the door.’
- ‘Tickets are on sale at the door and there will be a bar exemption in place for the night.’
- ‘Here, a live band was playing which meant a cover was being charged at the door.’
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.