Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[in combination] (in units of measurement) deca-
Nonstandard spelling of the, used in representing informal speech.
- ‘The lyrics tell all your usual stories of life on da street.’
- ‘You are da best!’
- ‘So I'm askin' you a question, why you write dat stuff about da girls?’
- ‘I'm wit you bro…fight da man!’
1US District attorney.
2Doctor of Arts.
3informal Duck's ass (a man's hairstyle of the 1950s)
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.