Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A session of making tea:‘when the situation seemed hopeless, it was time for a brew-up’
- ‘The gardener is always lurking about between brew-ups in his dreadful shed.’
- ‘One larger pot will be fine for heating up enough water for meals, brew-ups and washing.’
- ‘The walls which encase the tea room double up as a shrine to the most storied brew-ups of eras past.’
- ‘No sign of problems after 5 years, and you know how many tea brew-ups us Brits make every day!’
- ‘A full-width rear interior locker is very useful for stowing cups, kettle, water and stove for impromptu brew-ups.’
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.