Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The essence of a witty statement lies in its concise wording and delivery.
- ‘And since brevity is the soul of wit, I will be brief: GET THEE TO A NUNNERY!’
- ‘Both of their guitars seem to be learning that brevity is the soul of wit, and discretion that of power.’
- ‘If brevity is the soul of wit, then Marshall is witless.’
- ‘Shakespeare said that brevity is the soul of wit - he must have written a few executive summaries!’
- ‘We're all forgetting that brevity is the soul of wit.’
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.