Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The critic recently slammed her ‘obscene’ boniness, which she felt cynically exploited real-life victims of famine, illness and genocide.’
- ‘It is an uncomfortable feeling to find in her sickness the conventions of beauty - boniness and pallor.’
- ‘Somehow his boniness and gauntness extends to his personality.’
- ‘She made a silly face (though, because of the boniness of her cheeks, it looked more like Munch's The Scream).’
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.