Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Take needless action that may have detrimental effects.
- ‘It's not borrowing trouble to consider the possibility that he might not come home when this is all over.’
- ‘Criticizing such antics is an easy game as it seems that they borrow trouble where some care and research would prevent such energetic conflicts.’
- ‘I suppose I'm borrowing trouble, but has anyone thought about how to forgive and move on, one way or another?’
- ‘Perhaps her mother was just borrowing trouble, as she was prone to doing.’
- ‘Like I said before, let's not borrow trouble, Lisa.’
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.