Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An obsession with the idea of having done wrong.
- ‘You've got amnesia, and you've got a guilt complex, and you don't know if you are coming or going from some place.’
- ‘And a new guilt complex has penetrated many of our psyches.’
- ‘‘They have a guilt complex about the Highlander - a perception of social injustice that is actually pretty far removed from contemporary crofting’.’
- ‘Its strength has been to exploit the guilt complex of western citizens, posing as a vehicle of material improvement for poor countries and as a forum of world ‘peace’, while cynically pursuing its supremely selfish agenda.’
- ‘‘I had a family at home, two boys starting to grow up, and I was getting a guilt complex about not being there with them,’ he says.’
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.