Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
In a manner contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical.‘I never did like to do anything simple when I could do it ass-backwards’
Contrary to what is usual, expected, or logical.
- ‘Basically, you just try stuff until you fall ass-backwards over the solution to the problem.’
- ‘I was no longer attacking the slopes ass-backwards.’
- ‘The philosophy behind this is that the best way to find fun is by stumbling ass-backwards into it, and what better way is there to stumble than drunkenly?’
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.