Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for recovery position
- ‘She twisted and fell out of the car onto her backside, and there she sat looking up at him, stunned from a slumped semi-prone position, in the middle of the road.’
- ‘She prefers a prone or semi-prone position because if she tries to sit up, she has extreme symptomatology - i.e. she becomes pale and her pulse rate increases among other things.’
- ‘She leaps up from her semi-prone position to a panther's crouch in the space of a breath.’
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.