Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A magic spell or curse.
- ‘That derby alchemy, Indian sign, or whatever, was working.’
- ‘The Sliabh Luachra side had something of an Indian sign over their Tralee rivals and had recorded back to back successes over the Rockies in 2001 and last year.’
- ‘They have the Indian sign over us this past while and it's a game they know they must win.’
- ‘They have had the Indian sign over us in big games but if we stay healthy on Sunday we will build some momentum towards that match and then Leeds the week after.’
- ‘They've got the Indian sign on us, but hopefully we can turn it around tomorrow and get a good result there,’ he said.’
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.