Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Someone is very eager for something.‘I'm going to have a whisky—my tongue's hanging out’
- ‘My tongue is hanging out looking at these lovely dishes.’
- ‘I'm waiting on a cheque, my tongue is hanging out for this cheque and the list of things to spend it on is getting longer.’
- ‘I haven't got very far into the book but my tongue is hanging out to learn more about the political scene on Jersey.’
- ‘There are so many delicious treats that my tongue is hanging out.’
- ‘After seeing some of the sets, my tongue is hanging out and I am drooling on the keyboard.’
- ‘We have returned as often as possible and my tongue is hanging out right now.’
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.