Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She was not exactly your blonde bombshell type: plump, short, always casually dressed, and bitingly acerbic whenever she had the chance.’
- ‘On its face, it's a bitingly satirical article about a ‘Men's History Month’ allegedly held at a high school in Vallejo, CA.’
- ‘It is frigid, bitingly cold, and you have young and old in the streets, and you have the important services, the security services, the navy, the armed forces, saying that they will not turn against the people.’
- ‘And Quebec is faced with a bitingly cold winter.’
- ‘On a bitingly cold January afternoon it was hard to imagine a sunny June 2004 day when Moore Street Plaza becomes a resplendent showcase of downtown Dublin.’
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.