Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fail to rejoin one's ship after absence on leave.
- ‘As the ship is about to set sail, he is caught trying to break ship.’
- ‘One group of thirty broke ship and was left behind in Vancouver.’
- ‘He broke ship, and deserted several times.’
- ‘He tried to break ship.’
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.