Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
It's better to avoid a dangerous situation than to confront it.
- ‘They have instead opted to pass up on a big pay day on the basis that discretion is the better part of valour.’
- ‘With these credentials, a reasonable person would conclude that discretion is the better part of valor and bite his tongue.’
- ‘There are times when discretion is the better part of valour, of course.’
- ‘‘There's a point at which discretion is the better part of valour with respect to legal disputes,’ he said.’
- ‘My co-worker came from this area, however, and discretion is the better part of valour.’
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.