Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A silly or absent-minded person.‘You feather-brain! Surely you checked when you booked the holiday?’
- ‘He has pet names for her such as skylark, squirrel and featherbrain.’
- ‘This book is an intriguing read if you are a featherbrain.’
- ‘The feather-brain loony is planning his next stunt, but it's top secret.’
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.