Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be of no value:‘the battered old boat was not worth a cracker’
- ‘You can return your plastic, glass, or aluminium containers, though the tops aren't worth a cracker.’
- ‘I saw these people every day when I was in local government and they are not worth a cracker.’
- ‘Remember, all this lot are just copies. Not worth a cracker!’
- ‘Mum emphasized he's not worth a cracker, having never done a decent day's work in his life.’
- ‘My opinion is not worth a cracker when it comes to sea ice.’
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.