Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The Resurrection Club repeated the split narrative trick, mixing up bodysnatching in 19th century Edinburgh with a satire on public relations and the Festival, but was not so well received.’
- ‘However, after two years marked by ‘scandalous behavior, ‘he was forced to flee at night due to a ‘serious incident, ‘rumored to have involved bodysnatching from a local cemetery.’’
- ‘There shouldn't be any displacement or bodysnatching, although he isn't morally opposed to those kinds of things happening.’
- ‘But if American freedom of information legislation is now allowing some of the story belatedly to emerge, the whole truth about the extent of British-American bodysnatching is unlikely ever to become public knowledge.’
- ‘We hired an expensive law firm to look up the law of bodysnatching.’
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.