Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The Darwin Awards showcase those who kill themselves in awe-inspiringly stupid ways.’
- ‘She was awe-inspiringly unselfish and seemed to think of all the other servants and what they might want instead of herself.’
- ‘This is because circus had never been so awe-inspiringly, jaw-droppingly beautiful until Cirque du Soleil came along.’
- ‘His father and sister had died, so it was left to his terminally ill (and, I might add, awe-inspiringly brave) mother to support her son.’
- ‘This won't be at every chain store, but seek it out and you'll be rewarded by something truly original and awe-inspiringly beautiful.’
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.