Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Our ignorance and gullibility led us to this university.’
- ‘Call it greed, ignorance or gullibility, some people will always be the ‘marks’ - easy prey for the confidence tricksters.’
- ‘It is a matter of grave concern that greed and gullibility prevail upon the people, irrespective of their background, to make this recurrence a painful reality.’
- ‘Too much fun still derives from characters' gullibility or stupidity, but the young author is trying to lift himself from farce into comedy.’
- ‘It is a deeply dishonest book that takes advantage of the ignorance, gullibility, and derangement of its target audience.’
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.