Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
phrasal verbNorth American
Pack something up and take it away:‘pack out any garbage you have left’
- ‘There is an old saying in camping: if you pack it in, pack it out.’
- ‘Littering is littering no matter how grand the adventure, and the code holds true for everyone: Pack it in, pack it out.’
- ‘Family rafting adventures include a stop for a hot lunch on a pristine beach, where the ‘pack it in, pack it out’ philosophy is strictly enforced.’
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.