Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be doing or trying to do:‘what are you at there?’
- ‘The question is just what are they at now?’
- ‘What about Michelle, what is she at these days?’
- ‘What is he at, opening his bloody mouth in the first place?’
- ‘‘So, what are you at now?’ I asked, just for conversation's sake.’
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.