Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Seek to form a sexual relationship with (someone).
- ‘Cracking on to single mothers seemed like a brilliant idea at the time.’
- ‘I was asking Adam what sex he thought this person was, when it turned around started cracking on to Adam.’
- ‘The little tramps probably crack on to 31-year-olds all the time at their local suburban blue light disco.’
- ‘Between Paula having hysterics and Brad cracking on to Bessie - well, everything was a-buzz as you can imagine.’
- ‘And it's true… if I had a boyfriend; he probably would have a problem with another guy cracking on to me.’
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.