Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A non-existent colour:‘they caught him red-handed … not to mention green and yellow and sky-blue pink’
- ‘Alas is absolutely right that it is much easier to say ‘I don't care if people are white or black or sky-blue pink’ if one is not getting followed around by storeowners.’
- ‘Sam turns out to understand all those things and more - like how to learn the weather from a cat and where to find a color called sky-blue pink.’
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.