Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Eyes supposedly affected by excessive television viewing:‘he watched so much TV he'd got square eyes’
- ‘And because my viewing time was rationed in case I got square eyes, TV was exotic.’
- ‘I have square eyes from watching the UKTV Gold Pride and Prejudice fest today.’
- ‘Expect me to soon have very square eyes - there's a LOT to watch!’
- ‘What with the NatWest one day matches between England and Australia and Bangladesh during the day, plus another Lions match, I finished the weekend with square eyes from watching too much TV.’
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.