Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A baby that is too young to walk:‘her first child is still only a babe in arms’
- ‘With him was his wife, Alice, who had a babe in arms.’
- ‘By the end I felt really uncomfortable, manhandling a vulnerable female with a babe in arms.’
- ‘Let's not forget that he was born in Hollywood, the son of Lloyd and Dorothy Bridges, and made his screen debut as a babe in arms.’
- ‘Milvina was a babe in arms and can't remember anything, and the other two ladies won't talk about it.’
- ‘He loved to be cradled like a babe in arms.’
- ‘Nappies haven't figured large in my life since I was a babe in arms.’
- ‘I haven't been to church since I was a babe in arms.’
- ‘My parents took me, a babe in arms, on their overseas trip.’
- ‘I dont know if Bob, who was baptized as a babe in arms, will pray the sinners prayer.’
- ‘Thanks for reminding me how much fun it is to have a babe in arms and how soon until my 2 month old will no longer want to be held.’
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.