Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Inject oneself with a narcotic drug.
- ‘In the brief moment which followed Lincoln's veins swelled up with a delicious nectar as if she were a hard up junkie just jacked up with a long sought after injection of her favorite narcotic.’
- ‘Eric was just tired and still a little jacked up on drugs, then they did some therapy and he got even more tired.’
- ‘He was still pretty much jacked up on drugs, and the rest of the team had practically left.’
- ‘And how else are you going stop a 350 pound guy, all jacked up on drugs?’
- ‘The song gives you the feeling of being a race car driver jacked up on amphetamines.’
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.