Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Above the rows of houses, the blueness brings hope.’
- ‘There is a blueness about the businessmen that the silver man serves, their natural colour sucked away by too many vacuum-sealed five star environments.’
- ‘But the real high point is nothing, really - just a moment when he forgets all his tensions about red carpets and movies, and suddenly notices a beautiful old Edwardian boat moored in the unbelievable blueness of the bay.’
- ‘I need to remember to pick up some new shirts or something tomorrow for work; I have a finite amount, and there is dispute over the blueness of my blue shirt.’
- ‘The blueness of the glass and the sunshine works really well with the wave.’
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.