Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘A sharp Sun-Uranus opposition makes her bloody-mindedly independent, bright, witty and wild, with a mind of her own and an originality that has yet to develop fully.’
- ‘This makes her a true action woman, who is bloody-mindedly independent - she sent her daughter away to live with her father in Japan when she was only seven.’
- ‘So bloody-mindedly obtuse and directionless it makes you want to top yourself… but then maybe that was the point.’
- ‘They don't thrive at school, and they bloody-mindedly disrupt the learning environment in school classrooms.’
- ‘Again, Self seems to acknowledge the error in judgment, then bloody-mindedly write it - and us - to death.’
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.