Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An animal lover; a conservationist.
- ‘They might not be brainless bunny-huggers, but their powers of persuasion are insufficient to explain the apparent willingness of many people to credit the bizarre ideas of the animal rights movement.’
- ‘No doubt the bunny-huggers will be delighted that 12 months of hard labour by an honest and genuinely green-figured countryman have gone down the pan.’
- ‘Even before the plans are finalised the bunny-huggers are demanding a longer tunnel - a tunnel that avoids even more piles of old rock.’
- ‘The bunny-hugger crowd tell us to shout, scream, blow whistles, or carry OC bear spray.’
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.