Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Girls are treated gently and sweetly because of their assumed (or rather, socially expected) babyishness and vulnerability.’
- ‘We can become enraged at schoolchildren who want to hold onto their babyishness, in much the same way as we are infuriated by prolonged breastfeeding.’
- ‘When you look back at the common sense and progressiveness of arguments against American intervention in Vietnam, Chile and the like, you can't help but be struck by the sheer befuddled babyishness of the apologists.’
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.