Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I found my scepticism about his blokeishness fall away, to be replaced by a desire to cheer him on.’
- ‘But some reviewers said I had an unpleasant blokishness about me and it's simply not true.’
- ‘Surely it is the essence of blokeishness not to dress up.’
- ‘Politicians today flaunt their club allegiances as badges of authenticity and ordinary blokishness.’
- ‘For a band who have consistently cultivated an aura of mystique, the amiable blokeishness of much of the set is both unexpected and reassuring.’
- ‘There is a real sense of blokishness on some blogs that doesn't appeal to me and I'm definitely not a fan of bear-pit blogging.’
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.