Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I guess we're all avoiders and procrastinators, but those who come to my corner of the university have turned it into an art, to the extent that that's why they're here, really.’
- ‘The government was confident that with more stringent sanctions far more tax avoiders could be persuaded to pay, and much more money could be raised.’
- ‘All of this is very odd coming from a political party that in 1992 made presidential politics safe for Vietnam draft avoiders.’
- ‘Few of us will shed tears over restrictions on commercial confidentiality that hit financial speculators and wealthy tax avoiders.’
- ‘In a reform push that will be welcomed by business, Treasury has been quietly developing a plan that reverses the present approach to dealing with tax avoiders.’
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.