Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Suddenly leave a place of shelter, especially vegetation, when being hunted or pursued:‘it was more than likely that the tigress would break cover and try to rush me’
- ‘You and a few others break cover, sprinting up the beach as if hell itself had you in it's sight.’
- ‘I saw a lone soldier break cover and run across to a ferry or barge moored on the bank of the river Po.’
- ‘We broke cover and fought our way towards the school house.’
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.