Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- dialect or poetic form of drought
- ‘Campbell once asserted that, while ‘drouth, hot winds, grasshoppers and so forth’ posed serious challenges, the ‘Greatest hazard’ to the success of his corporation was the ‘human element.’’
- ‘The latest of these to hit designer bars is Krusovice, a Czech beer of some note and an extremely welcome antidote to the drouth of Scottish youth.’
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.