Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘In both cases, when the going got tough, the blusterers got out.’
- ‘In an hour, the students go from confident blusterers to humbled novices.’
- ‘She first pins her hopes on a Portuguese captain who turns out to be hollow blusterer.’
- ‘What I'm talking about are serial losers and bamboozlers, serial frauds and fakes, serial blusterers and blowhards.’
- ‘It's a dubious, lop-sided kind of integrity at best - but at least this bullying blusterer of a politician was prepared to take action and not wring his hands in the face of a rising tide of simplistic, fear-driven politics.’
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.