Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See hellsee hope
- ‘There is not a hope in hell of a review of the speed limits at present.’
- ‘There's not a hope in hell of finding my entry that predates me having a blog.’
- ‘There was not a sniff of what was coming, not a hope in hell.’
- ‘In my view they have not a hope in hell's chance of winning back power without a radical agenda.’
- ‘The Party is in self-destruct mode, and there is not a hope in hell that it will ever regain power.’
- ‘It doesn't matter that there's not a hope in hell of the stereo ever being loud enough: driving this is fun.’
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.