Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A particularly enormous example of something:‘a Godzilla of a condominium tower’
- ‘This must rate as the Godzilla of all teen strops.’
- ‘This year's prize, says our young narrator Vernon God Little, was won by a Godzilla pumpjack.’
- ‘It's the attack of the 50-foot art-film-fusion monster - a Godzilla of cinematic conceit!’
- ‘The closer you get to the top of the supply chain, the more you face the two Godzillas of the industry Delphi and Visteon.’
From the name of a huge prehistoric monster featuring in a series of Japanese films from 1954.
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.