Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of a man) large, strong, and sexually attractive:‘the sexy stars fell out over hunky footballer Lee’
- ‘When a hunky joiner arrives to fit new shelves in the surgery, Joanna lets her best assets do the talking.’
- ‘She wasn't disappointed - her assignments included an interview with a hunky local footballer.’
- ‘At the end of the day, you're never going to find your hunky man when you're looking for him.’
- ‘Seems she fancies a hunky law student so much that she actually goes to a class or two with him.’
- ‘Stephen proved a little more hardy than his hunky doctor character, who in the TV programme fainted at the sight of his own blood.’
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.