Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘‘The pictures of my pregnancy and my daughter's babyhood were destroyed,’ says Fuentes.’
- ‘The baby will come into the world, perhaps kicking and screaming, but babyhood will only be the beginning of a continuing process of growth and change.’
- ‘A boy's first haircut is an event, a non-biological marker of movement from babyhood into childhood.’
- ‘The strange thing is, I don't really remember any of my children's babyhoods, but I remember her.’
- ‘I have long since given up cigarettes again, apart from a very occasional rollie, but I still miss standing outside on the cold moonlit nights, or maybe I miss my son's babyhood.’
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.