Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- short for above the line
- ‘I would offer to write such a post for you ATL, but as is so obviously clear, I am not "of the right sort" (i.e. you do not agree with everything I say, and others ATL are biased against me).’
- ‘I try to allow for a wide range of opinions, including those taking strong exception to the ATL post.’
- ‘Moral certitude of the type exhibited here both ATL and in the comments box leaves no room for shades of grey, personal experience, nuance of any kind, perspective, etc., etc.’
- ‘Don't comments get deleted after a short period and then only the original ATL post remains?’
- ‘What does my view on that have to do with the ATL piece?’
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.