Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Try something out to test public opinion.
- ‘Here he is flying a kite on nationalising public hospitals - not endorsing it and not dismissing it either!’
- ‘A day later, the governing body's chairman, Geoff Thompson, flew a kite: that Keegan may need ‘a little help’ in integrating the country's leading coaches into service for the international side.’
- ‘I discussed the situation with Henrik Larsson and flew a kite about him going to Barcelona.’
- ‘Of course, the company could just be flying a kite, but the inclusion of high-resolution pictures suggests PalmOne conived in their publication.’
- ‘However, industry insiders have say that the company is flying a kite to see if this plan provokes any interest among operators.’
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.