Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to express disappointment or regret:‘I'm sorry to say that I don't have alternative contact details’
- ‘I am sorry to say that I think he has been had on that one.’
- ‘"I am sorry to say that we have made an error in the elections office," she said.’
- ‘I'm sorry to say but today was your last show.’
- ‘I disagree with Barbara, I'm sorry to say, because I really like and respect her.’
- ‘I am sorry to say that I witnessed the decline in funding.’
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.