Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See back-seat driver
- ‘Whatever assessment one makes of the term of a leader who has enjoyed a long and mostly undisturbed innings, it is less easy to forgive back-seat driving designed to sabotage his or her successor.’
- ‘If others are riding with you, encourage back-seat driving.’
- ‘I don't think this particular bit of back-seat driving is correct.’
- ‘How many of us love back-seat driving, even when we love the people who're doing it more than life itself?’
- ‘But back-seat drivers and back-seat driving are variations of the same expression.’
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.