Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Those elements are presentationally dangerous for brandishers of sincerity, and so are censored out.’
- ‘Unlike axe brandishers, slaughterers are deeply respected and admired by the other warriors of their tribe.’
- ‘For the longest while their claim was based only on the sagas, their epic tales starring Eric the Red, his son Leif, Olaf Tryggvesson, and other mighty mariners and brandishers of the battle-axe.’
- ‘He is the brandisher of a law degree from Queen Mary College, University of London, and a Masters Degree from University College London.’
- ‘The gun brandisher was possibly a passenger in a vehicle that had left the scene.’
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.