Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘After an hours’ solid drumming, they started the procession out of the hall the same way they came in, but this time with a bead or two of sweat glistening their faces and bulgingly muscular arms.’
- ‘They are bulgingly huge and really dark.’
- ‘Its shape is a neat, thin rectangle, a welcome change from the bulgingly wide older devices.’
- ‘Kelly's face is cut and bruised and she has a bulgingly livid black eye which has, horribly, added about a third to the size of her face.’
- ‘I handed in my dissertation two weeks before the birth of my little boy - a bulgingly visible deadline to work to!’
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.