Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A goal net (used especially in the context of scoring a goal):‘when it comes to finding the international onion bag, there is no one better at the job than Carter’
- ‘I may be knocking on a bit but I'd like to think that I still know where the old onion bag is!’
- ‘The scoring of goals has always been a problem for the Australians, but against Dublin on Wednesday, they stuck a few into the onion bag.’
- ‘He may be 32 now but he can still put the ball in the onion bag from anywhere and has not lost his fast feet.’
- ‘But if we had put one in the onion bag ourselves we would not have lost.’
- ‘Crespo eventually thwacks it into the onion bag but from an offside position.’
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.