Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
noun & verb
- ‘Adam continued to break-dance to the music, while keeping the bottles aloft the whole time.’
- ‘In the dark, making wine corks break-dance across the patio produces lunatic giggles.’
- ‘My son slid and break-danced on the ice and said, ‘Minnesotans have the life.’’
- ‘Scores of dancers who perform in styles ranging from ballet to break-dance have gone on from Swindon to make it big.’
- ‘Well, we knew that already, but we didn't know he could break-dance.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.