Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A youth favouring heavy metal or punk rock music, and having long hair.
- ‘But basically kids are really keen to label each other, they even told me I was a grebo because I like the Kaiser Chiefs.’
- ‘It was the birthplace of the unlamented, long-haired ‘grebo ‘scene of the late 80s, whose bands sported long hair and baggy shorts onstage.’
1980s: perhaps from greaser, on the pattern of words such as dumbo.
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.