Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A visit by a group of male students to a women's dormitory with the object of stealing panties.
- ‘Instead, this is to be a raunchy college comedy full of sex jokes playing on the fact that the robot isn't programmed for such activities like drinking and panty raids.’
- ‘Panty raids were common when we were in college. One spring night in 1958, which was the Bear's first year at Bama, word spread rapidly through the men's dorms that a "raid" was in progress.’
- ‘In some ways, Bailey's book seems to document a story of growing sexual opportunities, particularly given the shift from dorm curfew policies and panty raids to coed dorms and widely-available birth control.’
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.