Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Keep watch:‘the police had to mount guard over the statue’
- ‘Four silent sentinels still mounted guard at each corner of the coffin but the long queues of visitors had gone.’
- ‘She and Amber had been mounting guard outside the sitting room.’
- ‘Villagers now have to mount guard on their homes and crops at night making loud noises and letting off fireworks to scare off marauding boars.’
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.