Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A scruffy and badly behaved child who spends most of their time on the street.
urchin, street urchin, ragamuffin, waif, stray, outcast, orphanscarecrowgaminmudlark, scapegrace, street arab, wastrel, tatterdemalionView synonyms
- ‘How many times do I have to respond to the ravings of guttersnipes?’
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.