Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Because nearly all of our breakfasters are single, their seasonal needs include somebody to be thinking about them.’
- ‘A fellow breakfaster commented that the ham he had was the best he'd tasted in Thailand.’
- ‘But there was something about them that you could sense caused a slight discomfort among the quiet Duxton breakfasters.’
- ‘Sharing a heavy wooden table with other breakfasters, we felt content knowing we would eat noodles just as the villagers here did a century ago.’
- ‘There's also a kids' page on the menu, along with colouring materials, so that other breakfasters can nurse their hangovers in peace..’
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.