Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Appear gentle or innocent while typically being the opposite.
- ‘At home, he's placid and gentle and happy and looks as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth.’
- ‘All sweet and coy on the surface as if butter wouldn't melt, but look a little deeper my friends; Ms. Sorisso is a minx.’
- ‘Because, while he may often look as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth, underneath the boyish appearance and the trappings of trendiness, there is a genuinely steely determination that has to be admired.’
- ‘He looks as if butter wouldn't melt in his mouth, but he angled against Kennedy and now he's doing it against Campbell.’
- ‘For all they look as if butter wouldn't melt in their mouths, they're an un-Christian lot.’
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.