Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Their second album should be out in April… just quietly, I've heard a few tracks, and it's sounding sublime.’
- ‘And just quietly; an extremely over-rated captain too.’
- ‘But, no, we just quietly wiped out 30 percent of the revenue of pharmacies.’
- ‘But, just quietly, I think there's something very creepy about breeding thousands of living things for the purpose of being killed and eaten by a ravenous human market accustomed to its luxuries.’
- ‘These companies don't just quietly produce quality clothing that is sweatshop-free - they broadcast their social mission loud and clear.’
- ‘Then, after all the fuss, they'll just quietly send them on to New Zealand.’
- ‘We just quietly have negotiations with them and don't negotiate in public.’
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.