Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The habit of speaking rudely:‘he was known as a jovial fellow but was not without a vicious temper and a rough tongue’
- ‘My father often chided my rough tongue and inelegant writing - but I digress.’
- ‘Looming large in these pages is the figure of the poet's father, whose rough tongue maintains its influence.’
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.