Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Begin shooting.‘the enemy artillery had opened up’
- ‘At the same time, American artillery opened up on other, less sensitive rebel strong points.’
- ‘US tanks and artillery opened up, flattening houses where insurgents were thought to be hiding.’
- ‘When their entreaties were ignored, an infantry charge was ordered, the artillery opening up behind it.’
- ‘Men who went over-the-top in trenches stood little chance when the enemy opened up with their machine guns.’
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.