Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The pliable and picturesque ‘Tall Ships’ contradicts its apparent broodiness, cutting through the water, creating a swell that carries you safely through the remainder of the songs.’
- ‘‘He's always coming up with lots of one-liners, so after the broodiness of Sea Of Souls I'll have to work hard and get my comedy hat on,’ laughs Bill.’
- ‘Cast primarily because of his physical resemblance to Debussy, Oliver Reed has surprisingly little to do except intersperse smouldering broodiness and violent rage.’
- ‘I'm feeling a strange combination of sad broodiness from the chapter's content and a relieved exhilaration at getting another chapter done.’
- ‘I initially hoped to stave off any broodiness by persuading my wife to take a job as a teacher.’
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.