Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to express surprise or annoyance at someone's actions.‘they've been and carted Mum off to hospital’
- ‘I've been and gone and caught another chill’
- ‘He's only been and gone again - I don't suppose you could get round there and tell him to get back could you?’
- ‘Well I've only been and gone and done it!’
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.