Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be pursuing an unproductive course of action:‘when you start gifting money to polluters you know you're on the wrong tram’
- ‘He is on the wrong tram regarding the astronomical amount he paid for the cricket.’
- ‘His action is a lot more honourable than what she did—so this critic is on the wrong tram!’
- ‘You are on the wrong tram as a leader if you don't file tax returns.’
- ‘Am I on the wrong tram, have I found myself on a sitcom, have I been pranked?’
- ‘You are on the wrong tram. This is not productive. We must move forward and put all this behind us.’
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.