Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The quality of being bad-tempered or mean-spirited.
- ‘We should flood Paypal with letters illustrating the ill nature of their policies and reasons why many people have problems with the way they operate.’
- ‘She falls in love with Heathcliff despite his ill nature.’
- ‘Satire works first on the ill nature of the audience; they are moved to laugh… and the shame of that laughter teaches us to amend what is ridiculous.’
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.