Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See greasesee lightning
- ‘Another gig of memory will make it run like greased lightning.’
- ‘Get it on the highway, and it moves like greased lightning.’
- ‘It glides like greased lightning, making ironing fast and easy.’
- ‘And it is then, in the first of several miracles, that he sprints like greased lightning.’
- ‘'Your husband is climbing up that rope like greased lightning,' he informed her.’
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.