Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The drinks are atrociously overpriced and under-strong.’
- ‘As I have set out earlier, we have both suffered atrociously in the past and substantially depend on one another.’
- ‘90 per cent of people here drive atrociously.’
- ‘Given the way mothers have been atrociously treated, who can blame young women for not being prepared to take the risk.’
- ‘After making my first tuition payment last week, I'm thinking of launching a one-man crusade against the atrociously high cost of higher education today.’
- ‘But she'd told me calmly that I was grounded the whole vacation for behaving atrociously.’
- ‘Factory-farmed chickens are transported and slaughtered under atrociously inhumane conditions, says Weisberg.’
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.