Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A chasing game played by two groups of children each occupying a distinct base or home.
- ‘He said if I could catch him in ten minutes and touch the medal with my hand, it would be like prisoner's base.’
- ‘Shirley giggles, ‘It couldn't be tag or prisoner's base, could it?’’
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.