Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[often in combination] With little thickness or depth.‘thin-sliced ham’‘cut it as thin as possible’
- ‘The homemade onion rings are even better, cut thin and lightly battered so there's a nice balance between crust and juicy onion.’
- ‘The sashimi can be wonderful, cut translucently thin and ingeniously arranged.’
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.