Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘A 20-year-old college student who bartends at a popular Soho lounge describes how an I-porn-filled adolescence shaped his perceptions of sex.’
- ‘‘I've never bartended before,’ I said rather stoically to my bemused prospective employer.’
- ‘Since then Ferrell, who bartends at Bob and Barbara's and works in distribution and sales for Modern Drunkard magazine, has amassed hundreds of soul records.’
- ‘Working with one of the best theatre companies in Chicago, ‘Roadworks Productions’, he also bartends.’
- ‘Margaret, who bartended and operated a bar business with her husband, said during the interview that tending to the bar was ‘a lot of fun, I met a lot of people’.’
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.