Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Fly faster, farther, or with more agility than.‘a high-powered combat aircraft that can outfly anything’
- ‘The hobby is one of the very few birds of prey capable of outflying swifts, perhaps at a speed approaching 100 mph.’
- ‘He spent his life defying and outflying death.’
- ‘‘I should have guessed there was more to you than meets the eye, especially when I found out that you could outfly aircraft!’’
- ‘And so it continued, each squadron trying to outfly the other to rapturous applause from the crowd.’
- ‘Though not conventionally beautiful, they possess other graces: soaring effortlessly on teetering wings upraised in a characteristic V, with scarcely a flap they outfly even eagles.’
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.