Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘At some colleges, nearly 70 percent of the students were identified as binge drinkers; at others there were none.’
- ‘He does not normally drink much but is a classic binge drinker.’
- ‘Binge drinkers are to be shown CCTV of their behaviour in a bid to change their habits and ease pressure on hospitals.’
- ‘Making alcohol more expensive will not modify the behaviours of alcoholics nor binge drinkers.’
- ‘I was a binge drinker at the weekend in my early 20s - I still drink too much on the odd occasion I go out.’
- ‘She admitted she used to be a binge drinker and sometimes got through two bottles of wine a day.’
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.