Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Towards the end, Sam's boisterousness bordered on belligerence.’
- ‘Scenes percolate with the natural interplay of friends and neighbors, giving rise to a barely suppressed boisterousness.’
- ‘Amazingly, Branagh proves himself more than equal to the task, bringing a sunny boisterousness to Much Ado About Nothing that is both charming and fresh.’
- ‘This year there was boisterousness earlier in the evening as guests at the table where Watson was sitting were heckled for chatting loudly during a performance by violinist Nicola Benedetti.’
- ‘They approached the town with a type of weary boisterousness and slowed to a halt when reaching the gates.’
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.