Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Be the most important person or thing to one.‘my work is my life’
- ‘She voraciously acquired acquaintances of all sorts, invited them into the salon that was her life, and made them feel at home.’
- ‘Administrator was not just a job to her, it was her life.’
- ‘Poetry was not his profession, it was his life.’
- ‘Everyone who knew him knew police work was his life.’
- ‘"My family is my life," he says.’
- ‘After deciding that dance was to be her life, she studied seriously.’
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.