Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Isn't it (often used in conversation when seeking confirmation or as a general filler)‘it's the easiest way, innit?’‘we all want to get highly paid jobs, innit?’
- ‘Oh, and I should probably wish stuff for you too, innit?’
- ‘Poor thing, it's all a bit embarrassing for her, innit?’
- ‘Control over evolution is the first thing an intelligence seeks to accomplish, innit?’
- ‘That's the whole idea of this mutual exchange of ideas bit, innit.’
- ‘Admitting to people that you're gay takes guts and it sounds as if you're mate has definitely got some, innit!’
- ‘Because, you know, it's all about the shirts, innit?’
- ‘It's quite a boost seeing that ‘Welcome to Suffolk’ sign, innit?’
- ‘Ooh, just like the book innit, except could we not stress the fact that yer actual hobbits were small but doughty warriors and not averse to a pipe of baccy after the battle.’
- ‘It's a pretty horrific ‘general principle,’ though, innit?’
- ‘Yep, local people having their say - it's the devil's work, innit?’
- ‘It's an up and up album man… tracks 1 to 17 are my favourite innit!’
- ‘They are baby cockroaches compared to the monsters in Gran Canaria, which have refused to die, even when I've jumped on them, so it's all relative, innit?’
- ‘But how many of you have then thought: nah, wasted vote innit, and voted tactically for Labour in order to keep the Tories out?’
- ‘They should put it on a date, like Valentine's Day, innit?’
- ‘Still, quite flattering the black and white innit.’
- ‘That's a lovely photo of our Eddie on the cover, innit?’
- ‘It's Peter Sellers in ‘Being There’ all over again, innit.’
- ‘There's less people to talk to, less close people, innit?’
- ‘Then it's okay to do it in a more public setting, innit?’
- ‘In fact, everywhere in Manhattan seems to be booked up - it's bloody Labor Day, innit!’
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.