Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[usually with negative] Competing with a chance of success:‘they were never quite at the races against Rangers’‘with you dressed up, none of us others will be in the race’
- ‘As well as skill and luck, players will need fitness and endurance to be in the race for these prizes.’
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.