Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Situations vacant (see situation).See also situation
- ‘Trawling through the sits vac I chanced upon one for someone with lots of horticultural PR experience.’
- ‘Have you checked the sits vac columns of likely publications?’
- ‘I was beside myself laughing, that has got to be the best sits vac I have ever read!’
- ‘If I was still ambitious enough to want to be a vice-chancellor, I'd scour every inch of the sits vac column.’
- ‘I bought papers and perused the sits vac section.’
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.