Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an MP or vote) not subject to a party whip:‘an unwhipped vote on the death penalty’
- ‘On other occasions, the Commons will be applauded for its occasional demonstration of unwhipped independence.’
- ‘If a parliamentary vote is to have similar legitimacy, it should be on the basis of a free and unwhipped vote.’
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.