Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to express sexual desire.
- ‘It could be the single of summer - that's for you to decide but one thing's for sure, they don't get much better than this trailer track from Pearl's forthcoming album - a positive Factor 10 on the phwoah scale.’
- ‘After work Gareth and Rhianne came and picked me up and we went to Cineworld and saw Terminator 3 (phwoah Arnie… mmm…).’
- ‘Then I went to Lunsford Park Tescos, where I cruised a Tesco ‘colleague’ and scared another by staring at him intently, with tongue hanging out as he was the cutest bloke I have seen so far this year… phwoah!’
- ‘As we headed to the taxi, Gareth defo got cruised by cute guy in denim (phwoah!)’
- ‘He had got rid of his dreamy curls… and looked even more… edible… phwoah!’
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.