Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Land of no value.
- ‘Of that, I have 130 acres under cultivation but the other 190 is moose pasture.’
- ‘These properties are not grass roots exploration projects as Bob Bishop and I feared, nor are they moose pasture.’
- ‘With only $11,000 in the bank, the chance that this piece of moose pasture would amount to anything was slim to none.’
- ‘In the spring and summer of 1897 they laid out a grid pattern on the moose pasture which was to become the town site, hoping to organize whatever growth might occur.’
- ‘The implication is obvious: We have been to enough moose pastures in our travels over the past year or two.’
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.