Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A child:‘it's the TV-linked toys that the rug rats crave’
youngster, young one, little one, boy, girlView synonyms
- ‘With that many rug rats running around, Grandpa was a wise man to keep them occupied in some way.’
- ‘We've just got to let those rug rats know who's boss.’
- ‘So I decided I would help him take care of the little rug rat while he went.’
- ‘John Lithgow is equally hilarious as the finance-loving ex-husband and bad father saddled with a much younger trophy wife and manic rug rat.’
- ‘If you're tired of tripping over your rug rat, why not get out of the house for a few hours with your little ray of sunshine?’
- ‘I've never liked rug rats, and I'm not too crazy about them when they're bigger, either.’
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.