Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A child's word for sleep.‘definitely not the book to read before bye-byes’
- ‘I shut my computer off at the wall every night before bye byes otherwise the router is blazing out all night.’
- ‘He thinks that it's like when you say it's time to go bye-byes.’
- ‘‘Two seconds baby. Then you can have a nice warm drink before bye-byes.’’
Mid 19th century: from the sound bye-bye, long used as a refrain in lullabies.
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.