Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] Illicitly distilled alcohol, especially whisky or rum.
- ‘One local comes from a recognised poitin-making dynasty - his father and grandfather before him were acknowledged to be among the area's finest producers of the mountain dew.’
- ‘The Co Clare distillery has been working at full tilt for the past few months to get enough legally made mountain dew out to the US in time for the annual celebrations.’
- ‘Everybody seemed to know his job and needed no incentive to carry it out other than the hope of a taste of the real old mountain dew.’
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.