Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Ittily bittily across a rope tight and taut she could inch a shuffle of her stockinged feet edging across to the next level.’
- ‘For more serious entertainment, I'd rather not read webcomics, simply because I can't handle plots unfolding that slowly (or rather bittily).’
- ‘I record it and watch it at my leisure - which means rather bittily but at least I can now watch it!!’
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.