Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who acts or moves slowly.‘‘Come on, slowcoach,’ urged George’
- ‘Come along, slowcoach, spit spot, on the double now!’
- ‘The hope now is that slowcoach Europe will lift its performance in 2004, taking some of the pressure off the US workhorse.’
- ‘Eventually, after six hours on the back of the bike we swept those slowcoach cyclists over the finish line and there were all the rest of the entrants.’
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.