Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I took these pictures afterwards, while we were boozily walking back to our hotels on the boardwalk.’
- ‘Today (and not last Saturday, as Bar Talk boozily misreported last week) is St Patrick's Day.’
- ‘From alcohol they progress (oh so slowly) to opium, thence to heroin, allowing their language to get boozily baroque and even less penetrable.’
- ‘We went to the village, to sit outside and natter, boozily.’
- ‘Thinks clicked together, boozily, in my brain.’
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.