Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Bring someone relief from anxiety.‘providing the income you will need after you stop work can take a load off your mind’
- ‘Knowing that all of my reminders are safe and can be checked easily from one place definitely takes a load off my mind.’
- ‘In the meantime, pop in your favorite movie and take a load off your mind, because you deserve it.’
- ‘It would certainly take a load off the actor's mind that he/she may have lost Oscar because he wasn't funny enough or couldn't reach that high C, or been able to emote enough to bring out the tears.’
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.