Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Behave or talk in a very loving or sentimental way.
- ‘My own personal wife and I hardly ever bill and coo early in the morning any more.’
- ‘The media arts are still young, but not so young, in my opinion, that we need to see more pieces which are catalogs of effects with nothing to say behind them, and then bill and coo over how wonderful they are.’
- ‘In The Abdication, they bill and coo once again-this time with spiritual fervor.’
- ‘Humans - girl and boy - can learn from the strategies of the male bird when looking for a mate with whom to bill and coo.’
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.