Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘For one averagely hungry person, use two eggs and 1/4 cup of milk.’
- ‘But for the averagely interested first-time visitor - most of us - it is a boon.’
- ‘And yes I did lose a loved one that way, so I admit to being rather more than averagely concerned about the issue.’
- ‘Almost everything he wrote still holds a central place in the piano repertoire, and a not insignificant proportion of his work is playable by averagely skilled amateurs.’
- ‘It's five to twelve, and the place is averagely busy.’
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.