Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Fred himself is adorable; he's got a great crinkly smile and a baldish head and is incredibly photogenic in his overalls, limping through verdant pastures.’
- ‘In my experience, they were all and one fattish, baldish with bowed legs.’
- ‘He was a big, burly, baldish man, patient and good-natured, but given to blank trances of absence of mind.’
- ‘All bravado, Miguel rushes to her rescue, scooping up a three-inch, striped insect with threatening jaws and a large, baldish head that looks eerily human.’
- ‘The baldish guy in his conservative suit and tie looked like he wanted to crawl under the table.’
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.