Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The dozen books of Rumpole short stories endure as a gorgeous chronicle of English class battiness and the absurdities of the law.’
- ‘This particular newspaper - for argument's sake, let's call it the Daily Express - often contains views of extreme toxicity and general battiness.’
- ‘The essential battiness of this notion seems to have escaped PI.’
- ‘Later, as she declined into alcoholism, old age, and general battiness, her genius itself rusted over.’
- ‘She is an eccentric in the fashion of a good many English women who have taken to the East, i.e. a mixture of battiness and extreme practicality.’
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.