Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not delay in acting or taking an opportunity.
- ‘Catherine proved that she doesn't let the grass grow under her feet as she won the Northern Women's Championship.’
- ‘The Tidy Towns season is upon us, so don't let the grass grow under your feet.’
- ‘The editor said: ‘Grans don't let the grass grow under their feet.’
- ‘She still doesn't let the grass grow under her feet. She still drives, she travels by herself, she still tries to take care of everyone.’
- ‘Want to promote your business? Don't let the grass grow under your feet.’
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.