Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A way of living with which the general public do not normally come into contact:‘the influences of the student underlife’
- ‘As an artist-reporter he had delved into the wretched underlife of the city.’
- ‘It was one of my old haunts when I was a frequent visitor to New York, working on a novel with underlife scenes on the streets of Brooklyn.’
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.