Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A children's game in which one player specifies the first letter of an object they can see, the other players then having to guess the identity of this object.
- ‘In the beginning we'd amused ourselves by telling stories from our childhood and playing everything from I spy to the slug-bug game.’
- ‘I loved playing I spy with my little eye, something beginning with ‘E'. I loved talking to the shiny silver robot.’
- ‘Will and I talked most of the day and played noughts and crosses and I spy when we weren't.’
I spy/ˌī ˈspī/
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.