Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘If you wait for all the bickerers, backbiters, and foot draggers to come to accord, you'll never get anything done.’
- ‘From the very beginning, the anchorman ripped into the famous bickerers and was unrelenting throughout.’
- ‘The aging couple are a pair of grouchy bickerers.’
- ‘There's something about family get-togethers that can turn even the most confident senior executives into quiet underachievers, and seemingly ‘rational’ individuals into petty bickerers.’
- ‘This towering lack of interest is quite unusual in the region, because we love to have something to bicker about and what could give us a better cause for bickering than the professional bickerers themselves.’
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.