Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Hareton's whiskers, for example, ‘encroach bearishly over his cheeks'.’
- ‘Was anyone else disturbed by yesterday's ‘will I greet him or will I biff him’ handshake so bearishly and boorishly inflicted on the PM?’
- ‘The small caps also had a strong showing with the Russell 2000 rising 5%. For the blue chips, after a very strong start, the week ended bearishly.’
- ‘Some analysts bearishly predict the market is about to ‘top out‘.’
- ‘At 46, he's 6ft 5in, bearishly built, with a strong jaw and a nose that has taken the scenic route down his face.’
- ‘It was another disjointed week, although one that ended bearishly.’
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.