Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He has a bull neck, a beefy body, and talks like a cowboy.’
- ‘At close quarters the massive head and bill, the bull neck and short tail combine to give the hawfinch a stocky, top-heavy appearance.’
- ‘It was only when I saw the bull necks of the other mourners that I realised just how close Dennis was to the criminal fraternity.’
- ‘Graham James Ingliss is a big man with a red face and bull neck.’
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.