Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘It was the beggarliness of his companion that caused him the most pain.’
- ‘It is not a noisy and showy beggarliness, nor is it a mask for laziness and neglect.’
- ‘Why have we allowed this embarrassing beggarliness to become an annual ritual?’
- ‘This kind of poverty is absolutely beggarliness.’
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.