Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to emphasize the extreme degree of someone's eager curiosity:‘when I read about his arrest my eyes popped out on stalks’
- ‘I never expected such a big man to move so quickly, and I must have looked a sight with my jaw on the ground and my eyes out on stalks.’
- ‘MY EYES ARE ON STALKS FROM BEING UP HALF THE NIGHT FINISHING THIS BOOK!’
- ‘I felt like my eyes were out on stalks.’
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.