Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be lying or talking nonsense:‘don't listen to a word she says, she's full of it’
- ‘He is full of it on his economic policies.’
- ‘He was full of it when he was explaining why he withheld information from the inquiry.’
- ‘"They were good salesmen, but they were full of it," says a plumber.’
- ‘Now you're contradicting yourself, and that tells me that you're full of it.’
- ‘She was full of it, spouting out a load of rubbish she probably read in the tabloids.’
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.