Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be close to having no more of (something)‘she was at the end of her patience’
- ‘Unfortunately, they were at the end of the batch.’
- ‘Mrs Murphy, whose family run a manufacturing plant on the estate, said they were at the end of their tether.’
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.