Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to acknowledge responsibility for a mistake:‘Sorry I lost your CD. It's my bad’
- ‘I hate when people say ‘my bad’ it's so annoying, just say ‘sorry’ for god's sake.’
- ‘Sorry, it's my bad and my poor English.’
- ‘I'm sorry, it's my bad.’
- ‘Just kidding; it didn't take long at all - sorry for the linguistic impasse, my bad.’
- ‘I didn't flip the shirt over to see that there is in fact an Ivory-billed Woodpecker on the back, my bad.’
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.