Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Provided with light or lighting; illuminated.‘a lit window at dusk’‘leaving the safety of a lit street’
2Having been ignited; burning.‘a lit cigarette’
- ‘chick lit’short for literature
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.