Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- US term for snakes and ladders
- ‘Born broke with a dead mother and a deadbeat artist father, Becky Sharp relies on her cunning to scale her way up and along the chutes and ladders of British society.’
- ‘Right now we've got two slightly demented cats who, when not playing chutes and ladders amid empty boxes, stare fixedly at the walls.’
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.