Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used in reference to two people, one of whom is regarded as much more attractive than the other:‘writers have dubbed the couple, cruelly, as the beauty and the beast’[as modifier] ‘sceptics made much of the age gap and potential intellectual differences, while the author himself bristled at ‘beauty and the beast’ references in the press’
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.