Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A man:‘every mother's son personally knew his friendly local CIA agent’
- ‘If you don't leave these polls in five minutes, we will kill every mother's son of you!’
- ‘Ms Short added that ‘they were every one a mother's son, somebody's brother, somebody's husband, and then there are civilians’.’
- ‘They must not have the death of another mother's son on their hands.’
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.