Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Used in reference to the presence or imminent birth of a child.‘I had long ago given up hope of ever hearing the patter of tiny feet’
- ‘They will all be hearing the pitter-patter of tiny feet over the next few months.’
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.