Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Excessively keen or enthusiastic.‘I'm not overkeen on clubbing’
- ‘Without the roads and tracks and the steeplechase to sober him up, he was somewhat overkeen.’
- ‘In hindsight I see it was a clever way for the teachers to essentially spend another twenty minutes in the staff room whilst some gullible overkeen sixth former did his job for him.’
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.