Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
lavatory, wc, water closet, convenience, public convenience, facilities, urinal, privy, latrine, outhouse, earth closet, jakesView synonyms
- ‘Anyone know if they have installed more karzies for us blokes?’
- ‘Disgusting school karzies are a way of life that everyone should go through.’
- ‘I attempted to wake up enough to realise what was going on and stumbled to the karzy, falling over the dog and just making it.’
1960s: from Italian casa ‘house’.
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.