Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Family characteristics cannot be concealed.
- ‘And, blood will tell, as the old saying goes: his posterity is now dragging out his old body and putting it on display to make money.’
- ‘The aristocracy, with their vampire-like creed of ‘blood will tell’, had been breeding selectively since the Battle of Hastings in 1066.’
- ‘Isabel points out ‘a son is a son and blood will tell.’’
- ‘But in the final analysis, your blood will tell you.’
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.