Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- non-standard spelling of wrestle, representing a regional pronunciation
- ‘I made a big scene when Dr. Naughty grabbed my arm, and we ended up rassling on the floor.’
- ‘One of the few WWE stars to ‘rassle’ under his own name, Lesnar is no theatrical concoction from the excesses of Vince McMahon's fertile imagination.’
- ‘Wight, 31, now rassles as The Big Show for Vince McMahon's World Wrestling Entertainment, which purchased WCW in 2001.’
- ‘If this hasn't been knocking them dead over on college radio then I'm a-gonna have to rassle me a college kid.’
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.