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