Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It is not as light as some fiberglass boats, but it seems very beefily constructed.’
- ‘Bizarrely light for being the richest, tenderest, most beefily flavorful beef ribs Ive ever had, if I do say so myself.’
- ‘Several fans spot him and he trots through the stage door, but not before clasping my hand beefily.’
- ‘Kasarova, here beefily attired in dowdy colours, looks as if she ‘works out’ in the local gym: one is surprised the ugly sisters weren't covered in bruises from her solid left hooks.’
- ‘Light rail is, literally, lighter than commuter rail the cars aren't as beefily designed, and they are not allowed to operate on freight lines.’
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.