Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A menial or monotonous task.‘it wasn't just a joe job—it required precision’
- ‘I suspect that Mr Macaulay might not understand the term ‘joe job’ either.’
- ‘This is one step up from the typical joe job of just sending out spam email with spoofed ‘from’ headers of someone the spammer doesn't like.’
- ‘Since then, the problem of spoofed joe job emails has only gotten worse.’
- ‘I had a car and a 9-to-5 joe job, so I was making some money.’
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.