Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic or literary term for blessed
- ‘When you and Duncan both stayed, we were double blest.’
- ‘So many people seem blest by certainty in the Tampa debate.’
- ‘That horrid slop couldn't cure a common cold if it was blest by Pope Christ!’
- ‘James and Audrey Callaghan were blest with three children, not two.’
- ‘The weekend was blest by perfect weather, great crowds, and fabulous flying.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.