Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Her arm extended, she pointed for the Captain who sat slumped, once strong authority already deteriorating to blithesome foolishness.’
- ‘From this it may be concluded that she eventually found that quiet domestic happiness which her cheerful, blithesome character required.’
- ‘The careless, blithesome opening line of the twelfth stanza, already quoted, is in such bold contrast to the sad closing line of the next stanza.’
- ‘The transition is from shadowy evil to the clearest and most blithesome benevolence.’
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.