Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘This is a pivotal moment when we should reconsider our posture toward the world and examine the true burdens and obligations of acting like an empire awesomely more powerful than any others and answerable to no one.’
- ‘However, if future generations are seeking a film that captures the ugly realities of armed conflict then they need look no further than Ridley Scott's awesomely accomplished Black Hawk Down.’
- ‘There are heaps of awesomely funny/sweet/lovely/wonderful/moving picture books that I know adults enjoy and I'd like to share them.’
- ‘And yet that must have been awesomely difficult to give that up given that in many respects, it is unquestionably one of the world's great universities.’
- ‘Even as the years took their toll on him - as the wrinkles deepened and the body curled in on itself like a prawn, as the Parkinson's took hold - he remained to me a being who was vibrantly, awesomely alive.’
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.