Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A symbol formed from two apostrophes (〃) representing ‘ditto’
- ‘The links in their blogrolls could simply be replaced with ditto marks and it wouldn't affect them at all.’
- ‘‘Let go,’ she encouraged me, using air ditto marks and winking at me again cheekily.’
- ‘Those folks were not empty heads waiting to be filled with ditto marks.’
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.