Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- archaic or literary form of often
- ‘The average salt water man can't do it, and oft-times he will fail to reach out to distant feeding fish.’
- ‘This is notable in the oft-times casual way they dress.’
- ‘Now oft-times this doesn't mean they are wrong.’
- ‘This remarkably varied community of insects, birds, amphibians and animals all thrive in a beautiful but oft-times harsh environment.’
- ‘What it showed was a typical Saturday night, and the dominant theme was drink and its oft-times dire consequences.’
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.