Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A male entertainer whose performance consists of dressing and acting like a woman.
- ‘Faced with the threat to his career as a female impersonator, he sinks into depression.’
- ‘The play features a number of men performing as female impersonators.’
- ‘Why am I able to spot a female impersonator at 50 paces?’
- ‘Star struck shop girl Elizabeth pretends to be a boy in order to perform on stage as a female impersonator.’
- ‘Can we call an artist a drag queen when she really wants to be called a female impersonator?’
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.