Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Break a leg, and I'll join you on stage when you give the cue.’
- ‘Invariably, producers, managers, director and fellow cast members decide to pop their heads around dressing-room doors for a quick chat and a cheery ‘Break a leg, darling.’’
- ‘‘Break a leg,’ he whispered in my ear before releasing me.’
- ‘‘Break a leg!’ I call after her.’
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.