Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She covered her face with her hands and cried brokenly.’
- ‘I cried heart brokenly and told my brother I would not play the tabla ever again.’
- ‘I fell into the arms of the door opener, muttering brokenly of my need to see my friend.’
- ‘Apart from sign language, she kept struggling to express herself with her voice, though brokenly and unclearly.’
- ‘‘If only,’ he sobs brokenly, ‘if only I had taken him out more when I had the chance…‘’
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.