Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Belief in ideas or policy, especially on social reform, that are held to be unrealizable or impractical.
- ‘The most stratospheric flights of that speech exuded the utopian impossibilism which he attacked when practised by the self-indulgent Old Left.’
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.