Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Cooking them to the right level of brownness was more difficult.’
- ‘Asian migrants can gain access into the nation - at least into the nation's widening periphery - by approximating blackness (or brownness or redness, for that matter) rather than whiteness.’
- ‘It seems to me that we can exhort and hope all we want to, but the imposition of blackness, brownness, yellowness or redness is not something an individual controls.’
- ‘This was all just prelude to the cloud of monkeys that not long after passed like a vast red-faced brownness through our little patch of blue sky.’
- ‘The dress brings out the brownness in your eyes.’
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.