Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
You make better progress with a task if you don't try to do it too quickly.
- ‘More haste, less speed! The feverish hand often gives itself additional toil.’
- ‘My mum used to tell me 'More Haste, Less Speed', mostly when I had made a mess of something by rushing.’
- ‘Doubtlessly the Government felt pressured on this front, and we were part of the push to implement the agency in question, but an attitude of ‘more haste, less speed’ may be counter-productive in this respect.’
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.