Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Develop a passionate interest in a specified activity:‘Joe was badly bitten by the showbiz bug at the age of four’
- ‘Seems that Bob has been bitten by the sales bug after his experiences at Imvector.’
- ‘Have I been bitten by the Wi-Fi bug?’
- ‘Then he got bitten by the acting bug himself.’
- ‘In 1994, while I was a managing editor at Doubleday, I acquired my first book and was bitten by the acquisitions bug.’
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.