Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A bald or balding man.‘I've turned into a bit of a slaphead’
- ‘When faced with a tall hatchet-faced slaphead, the police will have to draw the only conclusion possible.’
- ‘Eno carries off the slaphead look well, few people do.’
- ‘I'm an overweight middle-aged, four eyed slaphead.’
- ‘Sadly, he'll be on his own, because the slaphead comic has decreed that none of his producers speak to him before, during or after the show.’
- ‘The glare from Bobby's slaphead is dazzling me.’
- ‘As I said, it is pretty silly stuff and a grown slaphead with a goatee and glasses like myself shouldn't be laughing along, but, hey, who cares?’
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.