Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘‘The worst bedevilment of all is being in exile within one's own skin,’ he wrote.’
- ‘They did create chances, but failure to take them has been the bedevilment of their season.’
- ‘Smitty glanced at her and noticed the bedevilment settling on her features.’
- ‘I guarantee that none of the lessons I've prescribed will take root; I will swear at traffic, get peeved at fellow mortals, drop off to sleep thinking about the petty bedevilments of the coming day.’
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.