Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He also brainily (a word) suggested that I put them in coffee mugs to transport them safely from inside to outside in lieu of actual pots.’
- ‘It will not prepare moviegoers in any way for the depths of lunacy this brainily stupid movie plumbs.’
- ‘But even the funniest of these brainily ludicrous jokes sputter halfheartedly.’
- ‘She reaches deep with delicate and knowing fingers to tug the filament of a brainily targeted emotion.’
- ‘His was not the sort of knowledge that arrogant men display when they set themselves up as authorities over a certain field of learning, arbitrarily judging and evaluating other men from the outside, as if they were altogether superior to the substance of what they brainily discourse upon.’
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.