Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See bungee jumping
- ‘A bungee jumper plunges from a platform suspended between two mountains and 440 feet above the Nevis River.’
- ‘If self-harm justifies discrimination, should we allow discrimination against skydivers and bungee jumpers too?’
- ‘Part of him always will be the bungee jumper, the tightrope walker, the High Noon gunslinger, the high-speed test pilot.’
- ‘Skydivers and bungee jumpers, plummeting toward the ground, have great respect for the force of gravity pulling them downward.’
- ‘Even the backdrop of hurtling bungee jumpers at the Olympic Park can't distract him.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.