Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Finally one day when I could contain myself no longer I blurted my question with the bluntness of a curious seven-year.’
- ‘It puts aside its bluntness of assessment, its bluntness of prediction and careens right into the future with all sorts of new predictions.’
- ‘He sat up, surprised at the bluntness of my question.’
- ‘I would like maybe a little more bluntness and straightforward talk than we've seen…’
- ‘Able to create and showing a willingness to battle their way back into the game, the bluntness of their striking partnership foiled them and gave the visitors cause for optimism.’
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.