Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Not chained or shackled:‘he had handcuffs on his wrists but his feet were unshackled’
- ‘She kissed him again and left them, unshackled, but still locked in the dungeon-room.’
- ‘The unshackled Moussaoui, wearing a beard and green prison jumpsuit, told the judge he had not been promised a lighter sentence for his guilty pleas.’
- ‘His feet were unshackled, however, and tapped anxiously on the floor.’
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.