Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be annoyed by:‘you're crook on me because I didn't walk out with you’
- ‘What fascinated me though was in Wallace's communist football Utopia he was crook on what some clubs were able to pay their assistant coaches.’
- ‘I was crook on them, but fortunately with time you learn to give it up.’
- ‘‘What a relief, I'd have been crook on myself if I'd have mucked up then, ’.’
- ‘‘Madam, you've been crook on me ever since I refused to sleep with you’.’
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.