Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Once again (or still) active or able to succeed in something:‘one of the biggest R & B groups from the last decade is back in the game’
- ‘We are still in the game fighting hard and we have just taken on a leader who is going to take us from strength to strength.’
- ‘We need to bring the consumer back in the game.’
- ‘He has a large voting audience, but not the moderates and swing voters he needs to get back in the game.’
- ‘It shows that the party is still in the game and can still recruit talent.’
- ‘I'm still in the game because I want to be part of the decision making in this government.’
- ‘I am still in the game and might win the lovely thing outright.’
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.