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.
- ‘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.’
- ‘I realise that while I was labelled a cradle-snatcher when we were together in the past, now I can instead be cradle-snatched.’
- ‘For that reason, some would, in fact, wish that these offshore cradle-snatchers be bankrupted by any means possible.’
- ‘Man oh man, Jay, I never knew you were such a cradle-snatcher!’
- ‘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.