Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Not a few biographies of Napoleon portray him as a megalomaniac (for which there is real evidence in the later years of the empire) and even a bumbler.’
- ‘For the poor bumblers then go forth, believing that even though they can't understand how the world works, they can nevertheless figure out how to make it work better!’
- ‘The CIA was not impressed, dismissing the would-be politician as an inept bumbler.’
- ‘He was unpopular, seen as a political bumbler, and during his time hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in massive pro-democracy protests.’
- ‘Yet satire requires more than a cast of bumblers.’
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.