Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A form on which police record details of a reported crime.
- ‘"Now if we get called to fight in a pub, for example, and there is a bloke with injuries but he doesn't say he has been assaulted, we have to fill out a crime sheet anyway."’
- ‘The other question of the day is what makes so many managers snap up the game's crazies when their crime sheet runs to three pages?’
- 1.1 (in the armed forces) a record of someone's offences and punishments under military 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.