Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who is motivated by, or obsessed with, making money.
- ‘New volunteers, particularly breadhead financial types, were suddenly giving me targets.’
- ‘At 63, he is not quite in repose, but he is a different animal from the driven breadhead of legend.’
- ‘Former staff describe a rude breadhead who siphons off the profits rather than paying his team their worth.’
- ‘Pop and rock are going through a major slump right now with full-on breadheads in the ascendancy.’
- ‘Their breadhead accountants maintain that if it's not on the telly it doesn't exist yet (and who among us can't sympathise with that sentiment?) as budget outlay is calculated only after transmission.’
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.