Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘There was a lurch and the tube seemed to bounce buoyantly as if floating on water.’
- ‘The molten fraction can then separate and rise buoyantly up into the crust.’
- ‘It is no accident that libertarians tend to be buoyantly optimistic while conservatives are suffused with pessimism.’
- ‘But the citizens of this terminal world are buoyantly good-humoured.’
- ‘Approaching a still deep creek all swam readily and buoyantly, constantly up-ending like ducks.’
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.