Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An excessively well-mannered or elaborately dressed young boy.
- ‘Now I'm beginning to sound like Little Lord Fauntleroy!’
- ‘It's like working with a covey of Little Lord Fauntleroys.’
From the name of the boy hero of Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel Little Lord Fauntleroy (1886).
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.