Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who marries or has a sexual relationship with a much younger person.
- ‘Man oh man, Jay, I never knew you were such a cradle-snatcher!’
- ‘I realise that while I was labelled a cradle-snatcher when we were together in the past, now I can instead be cradle-snatched.’
- ‘My friends ‘back home’ do not understand this association and I'm afraid have branded me as a cradle-snatcher, but that is their problem.’
- ‘For that reason, some would, in fact, wish that these offshore cradle-snatchers be bankrupted by any means possible.’
- ‘Amusingly he heard the words ‘cradle-snatcher’ and ‘gold-digger’ come up more than once.’
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.