Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Have a regular romantic or sexual romantic relationship with (someone):‘I knew if I went home for Christmas I'd have to pretend I was doing a line with some man’
- ‘They danced with us early in the night and after their social responsibilities to us were over, they went off to dance with whomever they were doing a line with, or women of their own age.’
- ‘Veronica told her that in the four years she had been doing a line with Andy, she never risked bringing him inside the door in case Jacko had drink in him.’
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.