Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Yesterday afternoon, boredly pottering around the house, I decided to take some initiative.’
- ‘I sat boredly on my stool, tapping my hand against the marble counter.’
- ‘Once seated, boredly check your voice mails.’
- ‘His left eye was a deep blue orb, looking boredly over mirrored sunglasses.’
- ‘The remaining twelve members stood boredly around in a semi-circle.’
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.