Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Unable to comprehend, Amanda stared at Keira in utter astonishment and befuddlement.’
- ‘Or, at least, that's the plan, because what they've actually done is generate an amount of befuddlement and head-scratching.’
- ‘All of these things cause my brain befuddlement, bemusement and general confusion.’
- ‘And most times - after a moment or two of befuddlement and confusion - I saw that the computer gizmo was right.’
- ‘You're skipping this paragraph, but my pleasure in recalling this production must overrule your bored befuddlement.’
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.