Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used to express good wishes to a person going to bed.
- ‘After so many years Julie had gotten used to putting herself to bed, but that never changed the fact that she wished someone would be there to tuck her in, and wish her sweet dreams.’
- ‘Amy smiled, wished him sweet dreams, and walked into her room.’
- ‘The girls complied, and Nicole peeked into the living room to wish her mother sweet dreams before going to bed.’
- ‘Time now to slip away into that state of being awake and asleep at the same time. Good morning and sweet dreams.’
- ‘I will see you tomorrow Brigid, sweet dreams.’
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.