Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She is especially vigilant for the first signs of the brattishness that sometimes afflicts children.’
- ‘All those years of brattishness are finally showing up on your face.’
- ‘All too often, John serves up a kind of tantrummy brattishness, laced with a considerable dollop of self-pity.’
- ‘Though she initially irritates with her little girl brattishness, hers is a performance that soon grows on you.’
- ‘He works miracles, some of which foreshadow those of his mature years, but are sometimes marked by brattishness and childish amorality.’
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.