Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘ah sho is glad tuh have yuh’non-standard spelling of sure, representing its pronunciation in the southern US
- ‘Ripple - I don't know what it is, but it sho is funky’
- ‘The band did not have many members, but they sho were shocking!’
- ‘I sho meant to git out to meeting this morning but my back still hurts me.’
- ‘Sometimes I ain't so sho who's got ere a right to say when a man is crazy and when he ain't.’
- ‘I be all like, sho, s'cool, but y'all gots to provide yo' handwritten signature, too, or tha act be invalid.’
- ‘You sho can't kill me, and if you kill me, you sho can't eat me.’
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.