Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- short for knickers
- ‘Of course I wear panties, but on special occasions I wear French knicks.’
- ‘Cropped top, skirt down on her hips, utility knicks above the waistband, and still she fidgeted constantly to ensure they were fashionably displaying.’
- ‘The programmer, according to one reader, has got his knicks in a bit of a twist.’
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.