Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Remove (someone) from a list of friends or contacts on a social networking website:‘she broke up with her boyfriend, but she hasn't unfriended him’
- ‘He told me he's noticed an increase in people threatening to "unfollow" (or unfriend / un-subscribe etc.) from his feed.’
- ‘So if you don't respect me or my opinions you can unfriend or defriend me.’
- ‘That last word, unfriend, is in fact, the word of the 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.