Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Overweight, blubbery, unfit bodies are no great advantage at 19,000 feet and so the bodies were whipped into (some sort of) shape.’
- ‘I was a little bit blubbery, to be honest, but Chelsea was all excited.’
- ‘Those huge, rubbery, blubbery, slobbering slabs of meat; oh, it was just gross!’
- ‘And every town on the route seemed to produce at least one blubbery streaker, sliding along the ice on his bum, to relieve the waits between passing groups of skaters.’
- ‘I've said before that my metabolism wavers sinuously between stallion and walrus, and I've been getting noticeably blubbery in recent months.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.