Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Suffer a failure or defeat.
- ‘After all, he is not much different to an adventurer who comes a gutser in the ocean somewhere and expects others to risk their lives saving him.’
- ‘The people who think that they can keep slugging the motorist - the average person who just goes down the road - for more dollars or cents per litre of petrol and then add road tolls will find that they will come a gutser.’
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.