Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person with a criminal record.‘a defendant with a rotten record: a history-sheeter, a bad egg’
- ‘And everyone has history-sheeters, that unique phrase coined in India simply because the world never felt the need for it.’
- ‘The commissioner said Bharat was a history-sheeter who served a one-year sentence in Tihar jail.’
- ‘He is a history-sheeter and he should be sent behind bars.’
- ‘Pictures of most of the history-sheeters are stored in these computers.’
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.