Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself’archaic or dialect form of yourself, corresponding to the subject thou
- ‘The first step, as always, comes from knowing thyself.’
- ‘But if you don't take the time to pamper thyself, you'll become less able to crank.’
- ‘We must respond - we must respond to that ancient command: ‘Physician, heal thyself.’’
- ‘Does your content obey the first commandment of good copy: ‘Thou shalt put thy customer before thyself.’’
- ‘Trust thyself: every heart vibrates to that iron string.’
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.