Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘To me he is false, a bluffer, a hypocrite, a sectarian, a coward and an opportunist.’
- ‘I knew it, just as I had known it a thousand times at the poker table, facing a thousand other bluffers.’
- ‘On the whole, though, this is either a specialist release for real dancehall heads or a bluffer's guide for those wanting to get into the scene.’
- ‘Never mind, now you can hold your own in scholarly conversation by using this handy bluffer's guide to one of the world's toughest novels.’
- ‘You will also know, as any runner does, that the session has to be completed and, unlike the bluffers who make up the ranks of the political intelligentsia, you do something on a daily basis that is objectively measured.’
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.