Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Although the quality varied from week to week you could always be guaranteed a bodice-ripping art review when you opened your Salient on a Monday morning.’
- ‘His sixth spouse was novelist Kathleen Winsor, who wrote the bodice-ripping bestseller Forever Amber; their union lasted about two years.’
- ‘Unsurprisingly, Liddell has been dubbed ‘the bodice-ripping diplomat’.’
- ‘What is it about Chris Matthews’ show that evokes images of bodice-ripping, drooling ravishment?’
- ‘It doesn't mean bodice-ripping or snuff fiction, and does not necessarily imply porn.’
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.