Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She searched his face, looking for any indication of his recognition, but still there was nothing but blankness.’
- ‘Out of the blankness that floated thickly through my mind, one thing bluntly shone its way through.’
- ‘The blankness of space was bombarded by a series of explosions coming from all directions.’
- ‘He had experienced that blankness before.’
- ‘His eyes closed as if in slow motion and a blankness overpowered him.’
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.