Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘There is an openly commercial component, often playing on nationalist sentiments and pursuing bombastically epic themes.’
- ‘Predictably, he bombastically announced yesterday: ‘We have nothing to hide.’’
- ‘People used to laugh when the Chancellor bombastically promised to end boom and bust: it was once the natural British economic weather.’
- ‘William often bombastically claimed to be the man who took the decisions.’
- ‘This law of reversals is called, too, more bombastically, ‘the swing of the pendulum.’’
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.