Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A game of craps.
- ‘He wants to be a solid guy, a good Christian, one that comes straight home on payday and doesn't know where the floating crap game is.’
- ‘Bill is an inveterate gambler and has forged Fred's signature for $10,000, which he lost in a crap game.’
- ‘He was more interested in crap games, the over-and-under, the horses, and selling sweaters out of the trunk of his car.’
- ‘He runs a floating crap game that is temporarily homeless.’
- ‘No, the crap games in question are illegal dice and are played anywhere out of sight of the law.’
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.