Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The inferior end of a neck of mutton.‘scrag-end of mutton’figurative ‘his story of out-of-work actors at the scrag-end of the 1960s’
- ‘For how long can farmers continue to be left the scrag-end when it comes to payments?’
- ‘They pay less because they're doing a serious job in the scrag-ends of the planet to stop people from dying from extreme dehydration.’
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.