Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A flat ginger biscuit shaped like a person.
- ‘My boss is touched when I present her with a gingerbread man the following morning.’
- ‘Children were rewarded for their efforts at the end of the day when they were each given a chocolate coin and a gingerbread man.’
- ‘They're half-sized gingerbread men, due to the lack of reasonably-sized biscuit cutters available.’
- ‘A batch of gingerbread men probably wouldn't last until Christmas Day but they would look great for as long as you could keep little hands off them!’
- ‘Jack scratched his side as he stuffed a gingerbread man down his throat.’
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.