Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A stupid person.
- ‘The dumb cluck's probably a virgin, I thought, what with all that fanaticism about ‘purity.’’
- ‘They have so much chemistry, the dumb cluck has no credibility at all.’
- ‘When his behavior spotlights the chasm between the ideal father and the dumb cluck who tries to fill that role, the ideals are called into question.’
- ‘With only about four percent of our population still farming, it's okay to think of them as ‘dumb clucks?’’
- ‘He stated: ‘He is a Harvard-educated guy; he's not some dumb cluck just off the farm.’’
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.