Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘One of the photographs is of the artist with his batchmates; another shows him guiding his own students around the caves of Ajantha, Ellora and Elephanta.’
- ‘She's just a batchmate and also made it to our volleyball team.’
- ‘Not surprisingly, he is the youngest in class and all his batchmates are older to him by at least 10 to 15 years.’
- ‘The achievement is no mean task as Nipun has emerged the winner from among more than 200 of his batchmates.’
- ‘A student of the late 50s and early 60s, Bangara had a ‘homecoming’ experience meeting his batchmates, classmates and erstwhile gurus.’
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.