Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
People of the same sort or with the same tastes and interests will be found together:‘these health professionals sure were birds of a feather’
- ‘It seems to me - I do not know - that birds of a feather flock together.’
- ‘The bottom line is that birds of a feather flock together.’
- ‘Do opposites attract or do birds of a feather flock together?’
- ‘Remember how your mother used to say that birds of a feather flock together, and you thought it was just a cheap attempt to insult your boyfriend?’
- ‘It's more of a case of birds of a feather flock together - people tend to gravitate to other people who are like themselves.’
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.