Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘We know our children think we're little more than a combined taxi, catering and cashline service, but these kids are ace emotional blackmailers.’
- ‘Extortion is always a problem for law enforcement, since the blackmailer has something over those he's blackmailing.’
- ‘Harry and his fellow detectives faced communist and terrorist groups, as well as common kidnappers and blackmailers.’
- ‘Some of the blackmailers want their previous partners to resume a relationship with them while others are motivated by a desire to ruin a current relationship.’
- ‘The blackmailers themselves were a varied lot, but a significant number were involved with police or law enforcement.’
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.