Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Make good progress in a task:‘once your leaders understand what you want, you're cooking with gas’
- ‘He is really cooking with gas after scooping the Student of the Year award.’
- ‘Add a small bowl of Greek black olives and you're cooking with gas.’
- ‘In terms of the economy we are cooking with gas.’
- ‘Have to say, whoever the strength and conditioning coach is, they're cooking with gas.’
- ‘Today I installed a USB 2 card—now I'm cooking with gas.’
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.