Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An eye that squints or is affected by strabismus.
- ‘Her cockeyes looked over and scared the hell out of me.’
- ‘As Samantha, she eschews pointed hats, straggly hair, cockeyes and warts in favor of the ‘witch twitch’, sometimes described as a nose wiggle.’
- ‘There are far too many people that are homeless, begging for change on street corners with their cockeyes and their peg-legs.’
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.