Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Die before retirement.
- ‘Drummond wore himself out by work and died in harness.’
- ‘Yes, he could have bowed out on top back in June last year and become the only PM other than Ming not to get the boot or die in harness.’
- ‘As becomes a man steeped in literature, he gives us examples of creative persons who refused to retire, such as Michelangelo and Titian, both of whom died in harness at age 89.’
- ‘The federation alleged that even the appointments were not made in those cases where the employee had died in harness.’
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.