Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used as an instruction to raise one's hands in surrender or to signify assent or participation.‘hands up who saw the programme!’
- ‘Hands up who likes an old fashioned boy?’
- ‘The cop shouted, "Hands up police!"’
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.