Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘If we did invade, these bleaters would start moaning about imperialism.’
- ‘The Cabinet opponents seem to amount to little more than a clutch of powerless bleaters.’
- ‘It wasn't just the doo-woppers (Platters, Marcels) and Italian-American bleaters (Freddy Cannon, Connie Francis) who padded or enriched their repertoire with pop oldies.’
- ‘It is the compulsion to resort to hyperbole that tells me how superficial the middle class bleaters' understanding of, and commitment to, reconciliation is.’
- ‘On Friday night, the bleaters were at it again when he lined up on Nathan Ablett instead of Cameron Mooney.’
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.