Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Pubs, clubs and people's homes were still the most common places for bootleggers to sell illicit goods.’
- ‘The Evening Press recently revealed that bootleggers were flooding the city with pirate DVDs of film blockbusters only just released at cinemas.’
- ‘A bootlegger was today behind bars for his part in smuggling £1.6m worth of cigarettes into the country.’
- ‘In Spain, bootleggers selling pirated CDs and DVDs are common sights on the street.’
- ‘But there is still access to caves along the beach area once used by bootleggers during prohibition to smuggle in illegal booze from offshore boats.’
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.