Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mean, unpleasant, or contemptible person.
- ‘Then there was the louser who promised playing gear to a club, provided it managed to get his picture in a local newspaper presenting the kit.’
- ‘Why am I having this problem and how can I prevent it and how can I report these lousers?’
- ‘‘To one of the officers from a particularly inefficient Unit who asked for arms, Mick, with a scowl on his face, his hands deep in his pockets, his right foot pawing the ground, shot back, ‘What the Hell does a lot of lousers like you want arms for?’
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.