Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A student who is on a gap year.
- ‘No budget-stricken gapper is going to be tempted by the sophisticated environment of Shanghai.’
- ‘That was when I met James, a beautiful Canadian who, crucially, was not a school-leaving gapper.’
- ‘He is the author of the gapper's bible, Before You Go.’
- ‘He thinks a great deal depends on how much independence and self-reliance is shown by the gapper in whatever he or she chooses to do.’
- ‘There are political, or semi-political, statements here, but only ones that relate directly to the safety of the gapper.’
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.