Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Encourage someone who is learning something to develop or improve:‘Mr Edom thought well of him, and was bringing him on’
- ‘But this is where the publishers have brought us on.’
- ‘When they feel it's appropriate, they'll bring her on.’
- ‘There is no doubt in my mind that he will be a key part of the team that brings her on to greater heights.’
- ‘It can dramatically reduce the cost associated with bringing somebody on to a system.’
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.