Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A homosexual man who has prominent, well-developed muscles.
- ‘His backing troupe were a mix of 15 muscle Marys and massively befeathered Argentinean samba dancers.’
- ‘The last one was a smashing success, with all performers chomping at the bit to do it again, and, barring the occasional horrified muscle Mary, the crowd is supportive and enthusiastic.’
- ‘So, chaps who overtly dress to accentuate a bit of their bodies look sad and weird, like muscle Marys in cap-sleeved T-shirts.’
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.