Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One becomes conceited:‘I am not saying this to make your head swell’‘if I say this, you'll get swollen-headed’
- ‘People get relaxed with their routines, they get lazy, and their head swells up since they're the one with all the information.’
- ‘And I love Rufus and I am prepared to shout that from the rooftops as the orchestra in my head swells.’
- ‘Mike murmurs in agreement, and my head swells with ridiculously disproportionate pride.’
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.