Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who shows the effects of alcohol after drinking comparatively little.
- ‘The PM-designate's election-night high-jinx ripped off his mask as a modest politician to expose a two-pot screamer.’
- ‘Those who read my last article already know that I'm a two-pot screamer, so I didn't drink much.’
- ‘However, I am what the Australians term a two-pot screamer.’
- ‘The clues to Polynesian ancestry come from tracing two-pot screamers and from assuming that male and female ancestors came from different places.’
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.