Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Have failed to keep up with the passage of time:‘his government was stuck in a time warp’
- ‘Given how remote the towns are, it's hardly surprising they appear to be caught in a time warp.’
- ‘It was one of those country pubs which seem to be stuck in a time warp, forever 1950.’
- ‘Some towns and cities are stuck in a time warp, with declining trade leading to empty shop properties and a consequent gap in the retail offer.’
- ‘If the film is flawed in any one area, it's because it's stuck in a time warp.’
- ‘Even if I could have found a sofa that wasn't plastic-looking, hideously floral, or caught in a time-warp taste forgot, they were all way above my budget.’
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.