Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Timidity will prevent you from achieving your objective.
- ‘"Faint heart never won fair lady," win the advice of a friend to Mr. Child, the son of a brewer, who sought the hand of the lady.’
- ‘‘Well, faint heart ne'er won fair maiden, or so the sayin’ goes Rennalt, ‘you had better make this one a good one‘.’
- ‘Yes, awkward; yes, risky - but faint heart never won fair lady and all that.’
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.