Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Open and start using something:‘it was time to break out the champagne’
- ‘Also, if you happen to have a private jet and an apartment in Paris, now's the time to break them out.’
- ‘We won't be doing handstands in the streets or breaking the champagne out.’
- ‘Hang on though, don't break the bunting out just yet.’
- ‘Have board games handy, and break them out when things are dull.’
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.