Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman whose behaviour in planning the details of her wedding is regarded as obsessive or intolerably demanding:‘I don't want to be a bridezilla, but so far my attempts at getting people to respect my wishes aren't working’
- ‘And these bridezillas are bad for the image of New Yorkers, too.’
- ‘I could give a million reasons why the date is sooner than any bridezilla would recommend.’
- ‘This season one Bridezilla WILL be left at the altar!’
- ‘Sindi has turned into bridezilla, and is freaking out about every little thing.’
- ‘You won't find any bridezilla stories here, but it's still an interesting idea.’
1990s: blend of bride and Godzilla.
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.