Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Aaron could only look back at the familiar silvery eyes that had softened, despite the overbearing burliness of the body beneath them, and try and read them.’
- ‘Not an easy thing to do with such an ode to burliness, natch.’
- ‘He tended to scare off little kids with his tallness and burliness, but inside he was a nice man.’
- ‘His strides were cumbersome, as if his height and burliness was more of a weakness than a strength.’
- ‘An odd burliness possessed the feminine body frame as it strode through the student sleeping quarters on silent feet.’
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.