Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be lost in thought and unaware of what is happening around one:‘I was thinking about something else - I was miles away’
- ‘I could stare straight ahead but be miles away in seconds.’
- ‘Part of your mind was focussing on the road, but you were miles away.’
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.