Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘And then she added babyishly, ‘You can't make me.’’
- ‘Another ad, in the same series, depicts a man talking babyishly to his son.’
- ‘Leonard pushed the rattle with his mitten and gurgled very babyishly for Mother, desperate not to be put to bed.’
- ‘It's all so simple, really, so childish: Very simply and babyishly you trust them all and you say things thinking it all sounds so cute.’
- ‘Her designs are playful, and even ‘cheeky,’ but never babyishly girly.’
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.