Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
To a great and almost overwhelming extent:‘I missed the country something fierce’
- ‘Lead guitarist Nick Valensi is sweating Joey Santiago something fierce here.’
- ‘I can deal with my mental radio, but I loathe anxiety something fierce.’
- ‘Dad's second mate is coughing something fierce, a little nun is staring into her coffee, her chin trembling.’
- ‘And the wind has been blowing something fierce today.’
- ‘Every day when I hear about some of our boys being killed, it pains me something fierce, but I still think it has to be done.’
- ‘I bet it would increase the signal-to-noise ratio something fierce.’
- ‘This morning, the snow is coming down something fierce.’
- ‘The Internet Activity policy chapped my hide something fierce.’
- ‘Every time someone takes a step anywhere in the house, these flimsy windows rattle something fierce.’
- ‘But it's not fall - not yet, ladies - and I dare say your feet are going to stink something fierce when the next heat wave hits.’
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.