Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They also acted their parts as classically as the admirable comedians interfered bumptiously with all the sobriety, and Phillip Addis must be commended for his singing as well.’
- ‘They disported themselves bumptiously, like they were aces.’
- ‘One of the real dangers the BJP Government has created is the rise of intolerant and bellicose people who bumptiously air their views.’
- ‘This is bumptiously funky, respectably organic and engaging music that truly aspires to get young children excited about jazz.’
- ‘I do not think that ever again has that hopeful, almost bumptiously hopeful, atmosphere reappeared in this country.’
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.