Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fair chance.
- ‘They have to be carefully directed and judges' hands have to be tied, but, if it is something that might be favourable to the accused in some way, you give the accused an open go.’
- ‘The takeover of the Ironworkers by the Groupers meant that ‘for quite a period BHP had practically an open go to exploit the workers and amass the huge profits revealed earlier.’’
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.