Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘You've managed to deliver a stylish smartphone that does not need to be the lightest, the thinnest, or the blingiest in the world in order to grab one's attention.’
- ‘This handbag is blingier and bigger than the last version.’
- ‘She had heaps more blingy brooches pinned to the vest, and marvellous diamante hoop earrings.’
- ‘When you wear a bold piece of jewelry in a business meeting, make sure it's not too bold or blingy or it will distract.’
- ‘He presented her with a deed in her name for a 1,000 acre ranch and with the blingiest necklace I have ever seen.’
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.