Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strange or eccentric person.
- ‘The place was filling up with people and it has to be said that there were some odd bods there.’
- ‘The odd bods popped up to play their favourite game of Operation We're Not Together in covert fashion on the weekend.’
- ‘But once he got into weightlifting he was with people his own size, and he wasn't the odd bod out.’
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.