Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I especially liked the way that PC looked avariciously at it last night and said ‘Ohhh, where did you get that?’’
- ‘When the conversation shifted away from him for a moment he glanced avariciously around the dining hall.’
- ‘She enjoyed deciphering the strange pictures, and soon avariciously poured over the manuscripts.’
- ‘TV dramas and shows are partly to blame for this trend if people pursue money avariciously.’
- ‘As China sheds its cultural opposition to consumerism, decadence and so on, it is quickly and avariciously making the move from commodity manufacturing to rolling-out consumer brands.’
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.