Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Smart, wealthy, or snobbish:‘the stush journalists in attendance failed to understand the ghetto humour’
- ‘I can't help it, every time I get approached now I'm really off-key and give off the impression that I'm stush or something.’
- ‘We're aware that the fans adore him, but what about the notoriously stush English clubbers?’
- ‘Sounds like a stoosh word for geek to me.’
- ‘The place is by no means stoosh, but it's no ghetto either.’
- ‘Sounds stush and self-indulgent, but it really isn't.’
1980s (originally in West Indian English): perhaps a corruption of ostentatious.
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.