Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The bogginess extended from the knee to 10 cm above the ankle, yet the skin surface appeared normal.’
- ‘We recognize dampness as water retention, bloating and a sense of bogginess in the body.’
- ‘This is set in the fens near Ely; the location is important because only there would the bogginess of the land mimic the bogginess of people's interior lives.’
- ‘Along with bogginess of the iris, there is an apparent loss of iris color and normal architecture.’
- ‘Anyway the bogginess of the field had been remarked on before and I wasn't going over the wire to investigate further as it had been raining hard.’
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.