Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
After all; on the other hand (introducing a contrasting comment):‘it couldn't help, but then again, it probably couldn't hurt’‘it's a very hard match, but then they all are’
- ‘Most of the people I have spoken to since agree but then they don't live in homes with gardens big enough to warrant weekly collections of garden waste!’
- ‘But then, they would be, wouldn't they?’
- ‘"But then they're bred for it, aren't they?" she adds as an afterthought.’
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.