Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘But the key to a successful burlesquer lies in her personality.’
- ‘I was truly a burlesquer a time when it was becoming much more about anatomy, and very little about burlesque.’
- ‘It seems that a common question that all burlesquers get asked is How do I get involved in Burlesque?’
- ‘Corset-wearing burlesquers and ordinary folk alike should require no history lessons to understand.’
- ‘There were lots of thrusts and gyrations in the class, which makes sense, since they're burlesquers, but I just don't have the coordination, sadly, to shimmy and walk backward at the same time.’
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.