Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Stay temporarily in accommodation other than one's own home.‘we put up at a hotel in the city centre’
- ‘We put up in a little hotel, three or four of us in a bed, four or five of us on the floor.’
- ‘We put up in a hotel full of flies.’
- ‘You cruise through Pensacola and put up in a motel in Marianna’
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.