Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Numerous comments during the preconstruction constructability and biddability reviews helped refine the project documents to obtain the best pricing among competitive bids.’
- ‘Some people equate biddability with a dog that is too soft or not able to think on its own.’
- ‘Different breeders will breed their dogs for different goals and many unfortunately just don't give temperament, intelligence, calmness or biddability even a passing thought.’
- ‘In an older dog, I want to see the potential for biddability and a response to physical directions.’
- ‘We breed for nose, brains, biddability, line control, voice, drive and search in our hunting hounds, as well as temperaments that make them fun to be around at home or in the field.’
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.