Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See bush league
- ‘But these shake-down artists are bush-leaguers compared to the all-time King of the Shake-Down.’
- ‘This has allowed the Colorado Rockies’ decent sluggers to become titans, while reducing dominant pitchers to bush-leaguers.’
- ‘Bakula's success at turning around the hapless squad of bush-leaguers and has-beens earns them a game against the big-league club and its arrogant skipper.’
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.