Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be badly beaten or completely unsuccessful:‘as historical recreation the film was interesting, as cinema it was nowhere’
- ‘We are told that football is a tough, competitive sport; winning is everything and second is nowhere.’
- ‘Keane was nowhere, producing one of his most disappointing performances in a big game for United.’
- ‘Soon after a few rounds of counting, he realised that he was nowhere in the race.’
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.