Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘For an asking price of £700,000, you get a biggish three- or four- bedroom house with a large living/dining area.’
- ‘Sally suggests putting together a pair of straight trousers with a biggish top and a belt slung around loosely.’
- ‘I have some biggish plans for an upgrade in the very near future, so keep checking back.’
- ‘This is a biggish step up for him but he has the class.’
- ‘So I looked again and, sure enough, in sheltered water behind a biggish rock there were two creatures.’
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.