Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In decline:‘profits are on the downgrade’
- ‘Optus's parent Singtel fell three per cent on the downgrade news and Telstra was down half a per cent or two cents to $4.46.’
- ‘Placed twice in this in the past but tailed off last year and looks on the downgrade nowadays.’
- ‘Another good bet to pick out now is Moscow Flyer in the Queen Mother - he has always convinced as a class act and also because most of his opponents are old stars on the downgrade.’
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.