Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It could seek global hegemony, engage selectively, or be an ‘offshore balancer.’’
- ‘Professor Walt is notably abstract when he talks about the role of local power balancers.’
- ‘The reason for this optimistic prognosis by the MRF, which for 11 years now has performed the role of balancer in the Parliament, is the results of this year's census.’
- ‘A simple ration based on ad-lib straw with a protein balancer can be fed to young stock and replacement heifers and this will help preserve grazing.’
- ‘Hence policyholders benefit from the appreciation in the fund, of which there are three options - protector, balancer and maximiser.’
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.