Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Shout louder than.‘each team tried to outshout the other’
- ‘My gut feeling usually outshouts reason, and sometimes it's right.’
- ‘In a match that was far from a classic, the United players showed true grit while their magnificent fans often outshouted the larger number of Celtic supporters.’
- ‘They were superb at Notts County last week and we want them to try and outshout the Swansea supporters.’
- ‘With the aid of their drummers and buglers, they outshouted the visiting fans.’
- ‘We can only fool ourselves so long and then only by shrilly outshouting that voice inside.’
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.