Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A tablet of the drug Rohypnol.
- ‘I did, however, know people in college who took roofies recreationally, and they claimed that the next morning one felt bright and fresh and renewed, seemingly due to some rebound effect of the depressant wearing off.’
- ‘Elderly people are going so broke with America's health care system that many of them are ordering drugs from Canada just so they'll have a sufficient supply of roofies and marijuana to live comfortably in their remaining days.’
- ‘It's kinda silly… slipping them a roofie is so much easier.’
- ‘Personally, I think the guy just ate some roofies and smoked some really good weed.’
- ‘Girls cut calculus to get their eyelashes done, and boys distributed roofies during softball practice.’
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.