Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- dialect form of baby
- ‘Wells, 45, found a woman screaming ‘My babby's still upstairs! ‘as smoke billowed from her house.’
- ‘It was the thing which made me a little boy, a babby, no more.’
- ‘You see, of the four folks left in the house, I am the babby, in blog-terms at least.’
- ‘I didn't tell your Mum, because stress is bad for growing babbies and I didn't want any ‘dad's a loser’ proteins to enter your little nervous system.’
- ‘I've blubbed like a babby 3 times so far and the one about the Ethiopian boy reunited with his family just had me howling.’
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.