Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Tell one from the other:‘we've mixed the whole show up till you can't tell t'other from which’
- ‘‘You see, there's such a many children all about: and come to change their clothes, and crop their hair, it's hard to tell t'other from which,’ said the policeman meditatively; and then, suddenly resuming his official dignity, added, ‘You mustn't never get over that fence again, though: mind that, young man.’’
- ‘I think some had come in twice, but they were so alike one couldn't tell t'other from which.’
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.