Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Then, when I'm having a baddish moment they come up and be nice to me, then I spit something back in their face that I'd rather not and the cycle of being ignored begins again.’
- ‘And the few complaints always turned out to be about the same couple of baddish apples, like the dragon lady.’
- ‘But I think you should tell her before something baddish happens.’
- ‘The woman, with the baddish cat following closely at her heels, entered the Bilkins mansion, reached her chamber in the attic without being intercepted, and there laid aside her finery.’
- ‘It will have biggish - not to mention baddish - shoes to fill.’
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.