Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘For years they smirked at the boorishness of patriotism, until it occurred to them: Why scoff when you can hijack?’
- ‘His boorishness has always been a display of power, never of passionate desire.’
- ‘He swung from laying on the charm to cold-eyed boorishness and rudeness with alarming alacrity.’
- ‘What scared me wasn't his boorishness but the way he sounded delighted, as if he'd just realized these insights.’
- ‘But I look around me and I see too much introverted, narrow-minded, self-congratulating boorishness.’
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.