Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
People with no other options must be content with what is offered.
- ‘I've had more glowing reviews, but beggars can't be choosers.’
- ‘Sadly not a two-seater but beggars can't be choosers.’
- ‘It was worth a lot more but beggars can't be choosers.’
- ‘This is going to be a little messier than I like, but beggars can't be choosers.’
- ‘But my funds are getting down to the wire and so beggars can't be choosers…’
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.