Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Act in films or work for the film industry:‘someone told her she ought to be in pictures’
- ‘Lottie says, ‘Ten years I've been in pictures and hope to be always in some way or other ’.’
- ‘If you or your child ever wanted to be in pictures -- this is your chance!’
- ‘Like a lot of youngsters, John decided early on that he wanted to be in pictures.’
- ‘Soon we had two camps in our class: those who wanted to be New York actors and those who wanted to be in pictures.’
- ‘They say that he's exactly the same now as when he was in radio, which I believe, because he's exactly the same now as when he was in pictures.’
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.