Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An act of vomiting:‘she looked as if she was about to do the technicolor yawn’
- ‘It's hard to believe she could drink more than a sherry glass of cider without unleashing a technicolor yawn into the gutter, so to speak.’
- ‘Others - those of a more sensitive constitution - got a whiff of the technicolor yawn and followed suit in a domino effect of chundering.’
- ‘And, what else can one do but take the ‘technicolor yawn’ in the face of a meaningless and absurd universe?’
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.