Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘‘I realised immediately that this was going to be a profound anecdote, and I've been dining out on it since,’ he purrs, with typical blitheness.’
- ‘His Second World War memoir, Slightly Out Of Focus, reveals a man who wore his bravery like blitheness.’
- ‘These is feigned blitheness about crises that will predictably attract immediate attention.’
- ‘And her eyes sparkled with a strange blitheness.’
- ‘How does she continue to live with her father and go along with undisturbed blitheness in the face of her older sister's accusations?’
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.