Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
They are:‘they're happy’
- ‘They're already here!’
- ‘I wonder if he'll complain if they're used against him.’
- ‘Women are more successful at infidelity than men - they're better liars.’
- ‘They're very useful.’
- ‘The cheapness and ubiquity of plastics, and the problems caused when they're carelessly thrown away, blind us to the utility and versatility of these marvellously mutable materials.’
- ‘If they're asking too many personal questions, it's okay not to answer.’
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.