Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘No-one in Hollywood would have dreamed up anything so absurd, yet barmily delightful.’
- ‘The CRS, in even more barmily chic outfits, were getting pelted with rocks.’
- ‘These are Tory Trotskyites who are quite happy that things should get worse, because they barmily think they will then get better.’
- ‘I'm a total sucker for inspired silliness and non-stop, groan-worthy double entendres and barmily burgeoning plots.’
- ‘From the barmily romantic ‘Just Like Fred Astaire’ to the anthemic ‘We're Going To Miss You ’, this is indulgent, swaggering and even survives Sinead O'Connor on ‘Vervaceous’.’
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.