Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A boorish, aggressively masculine young man who is devoted to sport.
- ‘If the local rugger-buggers had pulled a similar trick, it would have been a laugh wouldn't it?’
1970s (originally a South African usage): from rugger + bugger ‘mate’ (used freely and without sexual connotations in South African English).
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.