Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who is in need or who is the object of charity:‘Who do you want the money for? Not another of your lame dogs, is it?’
- ‘But he had a heart of gold and helped many a lame dog over stiles.’
- ‘So what if it was a lame dog in need of a home and security?’
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.