Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be defeated at the last moment.
- ‘Nearly everybody has a tale to tell how they got beaten at the post when buying real estate.’
- ‘They were later beaten at the post by the number two seeds.’
- ‘The girls played superbly but were beaten at the post losing by one match overall to the Australian team.’
- ‘Caroline had no intention of being beaten at the post.’
- ‘Though he was beaten at the post he managed to create a course record.’
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.