Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Remain in a classroom or school at the end of teaching, especially to receive punishment:‘please stay behind after class – I would like to talk to you regarding your lateness’
- ‘He had to stay behind because he hadn't completed his homework.’
- ‘Danz cried because her new teacher said if they were naughty they'd have to stay behind for up to an hour.’
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.