Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘I've looked everwhere and the damn thing is riveted on!’
- ‘The symptoms of decline are everwhere to seen and the impact on the country's morale has been dire.’
- ‘You know how when garden hoses get all kinky, and then you turn on the water and they start thrashing around like snakes and the water jets out everwhere?’
- ‘There are bums and crazies everwhere, some giving brazenly bad performances on instruments they can't play, hoping to gain some coin.’
- ‘European airports are everwhere poised to entertain the time-pressed traveller, offering serially-static posters - that is, mechanical installations that change their poster display every 15 seconds.’
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.