Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The use of offensive language.‘there's a lot of swearing in the show’
- ‘As someone who speaks fluent Spanish, I found myself swearing in Spanish when my people got cantankerous.’
- ‘The magistrates found Baldwin guilty of the charge of causing criminal damage, but dismissed the public order offence of swearing and spitting because of insufficient evidence.’
- ‘I knew he wasn't really getting angry at me; if anything, he might have just been getting angry at himself, or maybe he was just swearing out of habit.’
- ‘A year ago I first caught him swearing in Russian about it.’
- ‘I didn't want the alcohol, the swearing, the bad memories, the parties or the guilt anymore.’
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.