Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A female murderer.
- ‘A few were martyrs, some were serial murderesses, and some were mentally unbalanced, while others were totally innocent.’
- ‘And it is why Britain's most notorious murderess, Myra Hindley, who has just died, properly stayed in prison until the end.’
- ‘The calculating cruelty of these murderesses is hard to accept; they poisoned their victims slowly, watching them suffer excruciating pain over a period of six to eight days, until released by death.’
- ‘The newspaper wanted to get the exclusive interview with the murderess and her family before the police could get out there and return them for trial.’
- ‘Although the book fails to provide new insights into the social construction of murderesses or the nature of Victorian society, it is worth reading, however.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.