Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Spoilt, self-centered, and badly behaved:‘a bratty little boy who threw his ice cream on the floor’‘they have the brattiest children’
- ‘They star as Andy and Melissa, two bratty childhood sweethearts.’
- ‘Some of the exchanges between Robert's brattier classmates and their teachers made me laugh out loud.’
- ‘Their bratty young daughter throws the car keys into a grassy field.’
- ‘I was sick the whole time, and my sister was being extra bratty.’
- ‘Also invited were my two four-year-old, bratty twin cousins.’
- ‘I am the second brattiest among his grandchildren.’
- ‘One of my closest friends has the brattiest child I've ever met up close, and yes, it's put a strain on our relationship.’
- ‘I'm negotiating a new contract with the brattiest of the bratty socialites.’
- ‘I see a fine-looking young woman chasing after some bratty kid.’
- ‘Along the tour, the brattier guests keep discovering some nasty surprises, and one by one, the tour group thins out.’
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.