Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They got a reputation for bolshiness, political dissidence, courage and tenacity that they have never lost.’
- ‘I think we may have finally become adults towards each other as there was a lot less bolshiness and a lot more communication than usual.’
- ‘She is a slim, pert blonde caught between teenage bolshiness and the last vestiges of childhood.’
- ‘The increasing bolshiness of the contestants is among the few heartening aspects of the latest run of You're a Star.’
- ‘Change is needed if we're to recover the variety, energy and general bolshiness of earlier eras and to guarantee the creativity and ambition needed to thrive in the post-call centre world.’
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.