Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The hitcher squeezed himself into the front passenger seat rather clumsily.’
- ‘He even stops at petrol stations, to pick up hitchers who need a ride!’
- ‘One of my 1988 hitchers went on to climb the Tasman Glacier.’
- ‘There was something about the hitcher's appearance that scared the motorist and his companion off.’
- ‘Yes, most of us hitchers are somewhat crusty.’
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.