Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Come as a great relief after one has been worried:‘there's nothing seriously wrong with you—is that a weight off your mind?’
- ‘It is a weight off your mind,’ he said.’
- ‘Retired miner Cope said the deal was a weight off his mind.’
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.