Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I told him he was the bravest man I'd ever known, leaving out how his braveness usually crossed the line into pigheaded stupidity (one should cut someone a little slack when he's on his deathbed).’
- ‘‘Yes,’ I answered, finding the braveness to admit it.’
- ‘For them, it symbolizes machismo - braveness, courage and the feel of ‘being a man'.’
- ‘A richly layered anti-realist film, it showed a real courage and braveness to explore and experiment formally.’
- ‘The older I get, I'm trying to take this big, bold braveness and use my brain.’
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.