Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- See also bromide
- ‘The Democrats were broadcasting the bromidic message that America needs a change in leadership all week long.’
- ‘I know it sounds bromidic, I just hate to see anyone in that situation ended up like mine.’
- ‘In the farce, she is the hotel manageress, who wants to get the suite back, as it is pre-booked, and who deals with each crisis with a bromidic utterance typical of the professional hotel servant.’
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.