Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘with pent breath she waited out the meeting’another term for pent-up
- ‘He was pent force waiting to be translated into action.’
- ‘The drawing is on pure white fabric which forms a spiral, representative of pent energy.’
- ‘But there is an eye for the storyline pent in tense emotion that generates many of these poems.’
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.