Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I'll remember Horace as a true original, unhybridized, a bushelful of contradictions: stubborn but sentimental, steely and twinkly, old-school formal but startlingly earthy.’
- ‘I grew up eating Chesapeake Bay crabs by the bushelful.’
- ‘Michelle has been known to eat fresh peas by the proverbial bushelful.’
- ‘And someone had tried the same thing with putting sand into bushelfuls of wheat just the previous autumn.’
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.