Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
It's very difficult to lose a bad reputation, even if it's unjustified.
- ‘It could, however, be a case of ‘give a dog a bad name and hang him’.’
- ‘But give a dog a bad name and hang him, as the saying goes.’
- ‘He explains why ‘as a variant on the popular advice to give a dog a bad name and hang him,’ he proposes to ‘give this piper an exceedingly bad name and hang on to it.’’
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.