Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Said in angry rejection or condemnation of someone:‘it's anybody's right to go to the devil in his or her own way!’
- ‘"Go to the devil," said McCormack.’
- ‘Then the luggage steward said: "Oh, go to the devil!"’
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.