Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(of cattle, sheep, etc.) having a full set of adult teeth.
2Spoken loudly or vigorously.
- ‘We turned pages and crunched onion rings and made moronic full-mouthed sounds of pleasure and amusement.’
- ‘Her sumptuous piano and languid, full-mouthed singing style is a positive comparison… in a league with Joni Mitchell.’
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.