Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘‘I always thought you judged a race after it's over,’ he says bullishly.’
- ‘Last week he was bullishly demanding a bigger share of the spoils by calling for the opportunity to buy breakfast station GMTV.’
- ‘‘The numbers speak for themselves,’ Berwin says bullishly.’
- ‘In May 2003, O'Neill took me round the building before it shut its doors and explained bullishly what was to be done.’
- ‘In the aftermath of departure from Europe on Wednesday night, Ferguson bullishly claimed that his team had been the best in the country since the festive season.’
- ‘Ed, however, remains bullishly optimistic, as this new series reveals.’
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.