Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A mid-range saloon car, typically used as a company car.
- ‘So what we are inevitably dealing with here is an extruded repmobile - a repmobile for the rep with more samples than he knows what to do with, or, perhaps, for the rep who suddenly finds that his samples include children and their bikes.’
- ‘It takes less than 15 minutes for a skilled crook to turn a tired 80,000-mile repmobile into a 30,000-mile one careful owner's family car.’
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.