Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A pleasing appearance is not a guide to character.
- ‘We don't need the actresses of this world to tell us that beauty is only skin-deep or that, shock, horror, the ageing process is irreversible.’
- ‘After all, critics reminded their readers, beauty is only skin-deep.’
- ‘Sure, I've kissed all the good-looking ones (and realised CLEO was right - beauty is only skin-deep).’
- ‘Beauty is only skin deep, it has no power to measure anything else, and it has different power levels on different people.’
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.