Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Tourists stand and look bewilderedly at the structure.’
- ‘Shaking her head bewilderedly, Annie said ‘No, I don't understand.’’
- ‘I was still young enough to believe - bewilderedly, arrogantly, passionately - that through sheer force of will, I could bend the world to my ambition.’
- ‘Amanda shook her head bewilderedly at her friend, ‘You are not making any sense.’’
- ‘Whilst the conversation heightens, a bang can be heard outside and the guests look up bewilderedly when they hear a woman shouting from the hallway.’
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.