Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A judge's order that a case may not be discussed in public.
- ‘Telling officers not to express an opinion publicly is sticking a gagging order on them.’
- ‘I think the judge had a lot of guts imposing a gag order.’
- ‘Last week the prosecution asked for a gagging order on the trial.’
- ‘Jury, please remember that you are on a gag order and may not discuss what you heard to the media outside.’
- ‘Several websites featured discussions on the possible identity of the individual, who is protected by a gagging order.’
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.