Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A good reputation.
- ‘They have disgraced the fair name of secularism.’
- ‘Their conduct has been a blot on the fair name of the country.’
- ‘Mrs Tearle, a former town mayor and ex-chairman of Braintree District Council, called it a slur on the fair name of Witham at a time when she and the council were trying to raise its profile.’
- ‘But alas, I haven't a penny to my fair name - at least not after my next few purchases.’
- ‘I am writing to express my concern that the fair name of Shepperton is about to be libelled in the most scurrilous fashion.’
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.