Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Instead, she was all jolliness and bounciness and big smiles.’
- ‘I'd flip through it, letting my eyes enjoy the bounciness and chic of it.’
- ‘Here the characteristics of the material inside the ball are responsible for the bounciness of the ball.’
- ‘To be stamped ‘official’ in accordance with the International Tennis Federation, a ball must meet rigid specifications for deformation and bounciness.’
- ‘Loss of bounciness, sudden blisters or recurring pain are also telltale signs.’
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.