Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- Scottish form of dead
- ‘Given the stories last week, suggesting that the Kirk had better get its act together quick or it'll be deid within 50 years, it would appear she may have misread the pulse of those in the pews.’
- ‘He raised an arm towards Shepherd and muttered the words ‘You're deid pal’ before lapsing into unconsciousness.’’
- ‘The best I ever tasted was my Gran's but she's deid and the recipe died with her, one thing I do remember though, plenty of sherry.’
- ‘‘I might be from Ayrshire, but I don't want to wait until I'm deid,’ she told O'Hagan.’
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.