Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A punch in the mouth.
- ‘And, as I looked at the classroom today, I wanted to resurrect that horrid Miss Dawe and give her a knuckle sandwich.’
- ‘And he'll use those hands that once delivered knuckle sandwiches to give you a big handshake.’
- ‘If you are not, then let me know and I will try to persuade you further - with a knuckle sandwich!’
- ‘He and Sam both gave me a double knuckle sandwich.’
- ‘The short one, David, delivered a knuckle sandwich, which was also blocked.’
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.