Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who attends a first night.
- ‘It was unnerving to be a serious filmgoer sitting among a bunch first-nighters at the latest Austin Powers flick.’
- ‘There to welcome it was a contingent of first-nighters with an appropriately international cast.’
- ‘It appeared that there were rather a lot of first-nighters and I joined the social crowd outside the shop.’
- ‘I've never been a good first-nighter, I never enjoy hobnobbing in foyers.’
- ‘Only 60 percent of the film's first-nighters said that they'd recommend the movie to friends.’
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.