Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Alter one's step so that the opposite leg is the one that marks time when marching.
- ‘As Windows 2000 reaches crunch point the highways and byways of the Web are positively ringing to the crunch of beta-watchers changing step.’
- ‘A long-standing critic of the festival, The Gazette had itself astonished readers three years earlier by changing step.’
- ‘He did homage to Lady Jane Grey in 1553, but changed step nimbly and retained Mary's favour.’
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.