Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Having no recognizable reason for one's fame other than high media exposure:‘television reporters are now often more famous for being famous than for their work’
- ‘These are people who are famous for being famous, ciphers for our fantasies, cartoon characters with extravagant lives.’
- ‘Both women are certainly easy on the eye, but both are merely famous for being famous and that is about the sum of their achievements.’
- ‘Celebrities are famous for being famous; heroes change lives.’
- ‘That is always the way of artists, for only mere celebrities are famous for being famous and need to cultivate a profile.’
- ‘In this age of Z-list celebrities who are famous for being famous, it's so refreshing to meet a real star.’
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.