Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who chooses to receive unemployment benefit rather than work.
- ‘With unemployment sitting at its lowest point in nearly two decades, it becomes fairly hard to generate widespread public outrage about dole-bludgers.’
- ‘They may not like dole-bludgers, but they have no problem holding out their caps for taxpayer subsidies.’
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.