Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Something outstanding of its kind.
- ‘From a lacklustre entry with too few titles to some absolute ball-tearers out now, things just keep getting better.’
- ‘It's all ball-tearer stuff, easy to use and effective.’
- ‘Would those whingers who demanded their money back after the admittedly pathetic Australia Day cricket match at Adelaide Oval have volunteered to pay extra had the game been a ball-tearer?’
- ‘For the third time in a row, the Swans and Eagles produced a low-scoring but veritable ball-tearer of a match.’
- ‘This is a brilliant, ball-tearer of an album - undoubtedly one of the best domestic releases of recent years and one that anoints Jeff as a guitarist-singer-songwriter of the very highest caliber.’
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.