Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A whisky-based alcoholic drink of US origin.
- ‘There's a bottle of Southern Comfort and one of vodka.’
- ‘Each day he drank a little more Southern Comfort.’
- ‘The three of them had been knocking it back and drank all the Jack Daniel's and Southern Comfort in the pub.’
- ‘His drinks of choice are Pernod, Tequila, Southern Comfort, Jim Beam and any Scotch whisky that costs more than Chivas Regal.’
- ‘She grabbed a couple of beers from the fridge and a half empty bottle of Southern Comfort from the hollow interior of a globe drinks cabinet, then started up the stairs.’
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.