Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The keen interest which Scandinavian ‘kings', war-bands, and barterers showed in Europa is ultimately a tribute to the magnetism which it exerted.’
- ‘Actually, by tradition Filipinas have been in charge not only of children but of family funds as well, even while functioning as field hands and small-item vendors or barterers.’
- ‘Interestingly, children are some of the best barterers around.’
- ‘Whether it's a car boot sale, a Moroccan souk or a high street store, men are useless barterers.’
- ‘For a representative of the Proletariat, he was an excellent barterer.’
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.