Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘His suggestion that ‘a bewailer shall befriend another bewailer…’ is apparently a meaningless suggestion, keeping mythical imports aside, for a while.’
- ‘The complainers and bewailers are the faithless and unbelieving.’
- ‘Unlike other bemoaners and bewailers, he proposes a solution, if a partial one: Let communities sponsor scholarships, conditioned on a number of years of service to the community after graduation.’
- ‘The one thing that all the artists I mentioned above have in common is a close relationship with decadence - either as bewailers or as celebrants.’
- ‘I just feel like I am coming across as a seeker of sympathy or a bewailer of my woes.’
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.