Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Commands must be obeyed, however much one may disagree with them:‘orders are orders and you're only doing your duty’
- ‘But orders are orders, and it was a matter of honor.’
- ‘But orders are orders, I'm sure after so many years, you understand.’
- ‘It's a shame that such beauty has to be wasted, but orders are orders.’
- ‘I don't see the point, it's not like the grass is gonna grow much in this weather, but orders are orders.’
- ‘I'm really sorry about this but orders are orders,’ Tommy said with a slight smile.’
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.