Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Why the men haven't been rolling up their sleeves and doing their bit is not entirely clear.’
- ‘Their beaming faces give the impression that they haven't got a care in the world.’
- ‘We haven't reached the limits of human performance in sport or in any other field.’
- ‘The band haven't finished the album but they know how I want to finish certain songs.’
- ‘If you haven't worked out exactly what this film will be like by now, there's no hope for you.’
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.