Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Weekly class consisted of three hours of belittlingly being told what we did wrong.’
- ‘It seems belittlingly counter-productive to stick a joke at the end of such a tragic outpouring.’
- ‘We so naturally stoop to speaking evil (or at least negatively or belittlingly) of someone who grinds on us or who has crossed us in some way.’
- ‘Twice we were belittlingly shooed away by employees when we asked once for our server and once for our food after waiting patiently for a very generous time.’
- ‘In Stockholm, a young reporter cast scorn on her efforts, comparing them belittlingly to the enormity of the problems that still plague that country.’
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.