Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A personification of death in the form of a cloaked skeleton wielding a large scythe:‘he met the Grim Reaper a decade later’
- ‘Crucially, no-one else had died in Emmerdale over Christmas so it was odds-on the Grim Reaper was sharpening his scythe for someone come the turn of New Year.’
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.