Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Too many songs are aborted takeoffs, briefly hovering in the air before settling back down to earth, grounded by their own sense of averageness.’
- ‘Our reality, our averageness, seemed intolerable.’
- ‘It's the sheer normality and averageness of the soldiers that I find distressing.’
- ‘Not all were content with niceness, conformity and averageness, however.’
- ‘At first I was surprised by the averageness of the building and its surroundings.’
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.