Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Before attempting to correct others, make sure that you aren't guilty of the same faults.
- ‘Surprisingly, none of the assembled scientists shouted out ‘physician, heal thyself’.’
- ‘The most bizarre was a CNN discussion about whether there was too much news coverage of the crisis - physician, heal thyself!’
- ‘She admits, however, that she does have to say ‘physician, heal thyself’ on occasions.’
- ‘Clearly, it's a case of ‘physician, heal thyself’, as in, sort out the problems you and the Government are causing first before telling the rest of us that we are major contributors to inflation.’
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.