Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Stop walking or marching in step with others:‘they walked past me without even breaking step’
- ‘Then they break step and disperse over Southwark Bridge, chatting and slouching.’
- ‘They were all of different heights and strides yet they never broke step.’
- ‘Neither of them broke step as they walked with their heads up but eyes down.’
- ‘Passers-by in this northern suburb in the foothills of Iran's Elborz Mountains are few, and most walk past without breaking step.’
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.