Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The poem's indictment of Thetis as a botcher continues through her account of her failure to fully immortalize her son.’
- ‘This guy was a rookie and a botcher.’
- ‘You are only buffoons, bunglers, botchers, cads, clowns.’
- ‘Not only botchers are concerned but also physicians of all clinical subjects, especially malpractice charges claiming a malpractice leading to death.’
- ‘And check that there really is a metal, boxed keep; it's not unknown for a botcher to just make a hole in the wood of the frame and leave it at that.’
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.