Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Suffering is necessary in order to achieve something.
- ‘‘I intend to defend my title, regardless’ And as the old saying goes, no pain, no gain.’
- ‘So you cannot empower people, you have to give them the opportunities to develop their skills to become empowered to deal with these matters; no pain, no gain, that is basically it.’
- ‘He has picked up a nasty gash on his leg, though, bleeds quite heavily and limps for the best part of the following week, but no pain, no gain, right?’
- ‘For policyholders who believed the mortgage promise, there is only the harsh reality of no pain, no gain.’
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.