Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘More biliously scornful of the efforts of every colleague who challenged him?’
- ‘Pooja Shah's Manni goes biliously to the dogs as she swigs from the vodka bottle with naked desperation.’
- ‘The looming war has already become deeply and biliously ideological.’
- ‘It is not his fault if Waugh's world view seeps too biliously through the pictures, or if one of the central actors has been drastically miscast.’
- ‘I love the headlines like Cow Stuck in Bog, I love the biliously vile and garish colours of headlines in Leisure mixed with pictures placed at jaunty angles.’
- ‘There's no critic like a dead critic - a point well proved by this biliously funny adaptation of Thomas Bernhard's 1985 novel about a celebrated music writer, with which the Vienna Burgtheater makes its long-overdue British debut.’
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.