Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A comical person, object, act, or remark:‘Grandma looked a bit of a funniosity’
- ‘You poor louts pale in comparison to my funniosity.’
- ‘My coworkers thought I was strange but its hard to explain this type of humor to other people and have it retain its fundamental funniosity.’
- ‘The funniosity of the joke is not being brought into question here.’
- ‘It is not only productive of numerous funniosities, but it demonstrates the extraordinary ability of Mr. Chaplin to manufacture about 40 minutes of lively, knockabout comedy on a plot which is practically threadbare.’
- ‘Even when it's The Onion, which despite not being all that funny now, has a long history of funniosity.’
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.