Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having literary or bookish pretensions:‘our weekly journals are filled with book reviews or booksy gossip’
- ‘I'm an editor, writer and reviewer, passionate about all things booksy.’
- ‘And it is also true that he is a good, hell-bent, cold-hearted writer, and his books are exciting and powerful and - if I may filch the word from the booksy ones - pulsing.’
- ‘Off the field, he's soft-spoken, looks like a booksy type of guy.’
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.