Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who deceives or tricks someone:‘the former CEO will be remembered as one of the great corporate hoodwinkers’
- ‘They're all a bunch of hoodwinkers, bamboozlers, grifters and swindlers.’
- ‘This is the new world order, the thieves, the hoodwinkers.’
- ‘Too many hoodwinkers resort to sweet-talking and give would-be-wives shady marriage promises.’
- ‘Was Chadwick a hoodwinker, or was he hoodwinked?’
- ‘The charming Texas hoodwinker is the unreal deal.’
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.