Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
One is becoming more successful or popular.‘throughout the decade his star rose ever higher in Hollywood’
- ‘I would cite his reputation for fairness on matters as a key reason why his star is rising.’
- ‘The youthful trio's primitive, upbeat garage-rock caused a fuss at last year's Glastonbury after they won a competition to perform at the new bands tent, and now their star is rising sharply.’
- ‘He has stepped forward and shown that his star is rising fast.’
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.