Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person attending a promenade concert and choosing to stand in the area without seating; a promenader:‘the prommers kept audience participation to a minimum’
- ‘Actual prommers - ie, those who queue for cheap standing tickets - tend to come from London and are buying as eagerly as ever.’
- ‘A new Weekend Promming Pass offers prommers around the country the chance to beat the queues and save money.’
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.