Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A private detective.
- ‘We could of course employ a private enquiry agent but frankly I don't know a good one.’
- ‘It may be appropriate, depending on the amount involved, for a solicitor to incur expenses in trying to trace a client, for example in engaging an enquiry agent or advertising.’
- ‘After paying a private enquiry agent to make some further investigations I discovered that the franchise was a scam and that everyone involved had lost significant amounts of money.’
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.