Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A gangster, especially a member of a Mafia family.
- ‘Saturday nights are reserved by the goodfellas for their wives, and Fridays, for the mistresses.’
- ‘Bobby of course is the most sympathetic goodfella in the Soprano family.’
- ‘If you notice a few goodfellas gawking every so often, don't reach for your pockets too quickly.’
- ‘Compared to this, the goodfellas seem like sedentary sentimentalists, trapped animals rooted in dying communities, doomed territories.’
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.