Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Having dealt with Sir Elton rather charitably, Mr Rosen moves on to that mighty burbler of the previous generation, John Lennon.’
- ‘Old Brian Jenkins (Lab, Tamworth), himself one of the yarniest burblers at Westminster, told Sir Jock: ‘You're very good at not making recommendations.’’
- ‘Chicago is filled with fountains, from small burblers in neighborhoods to soaring plumes of wind-driven water.’
- ‘Experience these burblers and their caboose companions before the last curtain call.’
- ‘Belgian duo Patrick and Steve Hoody continue Ruff Dog's burst out of the starting blocks with this zippy electronic burbler.’
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.