Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be fine or happy.
- ‘Apart from these ailments, I'm a box of birds most of the time.’
- ‘‘He has never done better, he is a box of birds today,’ Marsh said.’
- ‘According to many of the responses here I'm queer as a box of birds.’
- ‘And by the time we went for a walk up to that waterfall that I posted pics of a bit further back I was feeling a box of birds and he was starting to drag his feet.’
- ‘By the next morning he was a box of birds and adjusting to using his hand with a chocolate-bar-sized bandage on his small fingers.’
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.