Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A liver having many small knobby projections due to cirrhosis.
- ‘Her hobnailed liver barely sustained her life.’
- ‘Men may earn a hobnail liver by the constant, steady use of alcoholic drink taken systematically, so as always to keep within the limits of intoxication.’
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.