Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Affect a style of speech or behaviour that is pretentious or ostentatious.‘Georgie knew them well enough to know they were just bunging it on’
- ‘"Shirley's only bunging it on to get attention," she said dismissively.’
- ‘Does that jerk really have an ocker accent, or is he just bunging it on for effect?’
- ‘At first I thought they were 'bunging it on', but quickly realized that was how they treated each other.’
- ‘Rose began to realize that half the time the old girl was bunging it on.’
- ‘The hairdresser is only bunging it on to get the physical attention of the town's amorous farm wives.’
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.