Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a man) be infertile.
- ‘Will my princess be disappointed when she discovers I am firing blanks?’
- ‘He's probably been firing blanks for years, but wouldn't admit it for a second - after all, a man isn't really a man if he can't hit the target.’
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.