Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A title given to certain high officials such as government ministers.‘the Right Honourable Tony Blair’
- ‘Here is the Prime Minister of Australia, the Right Honourable R.G. Menzies.’
- ‘The Prime Minister was The Right Honourable Margaret Hilda Thatcher.’
- ‘The Right Honourable Jack Straw MP, Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, London, was present.’
- ‘When your club president is a Right Honourable and your physio a Reverend, guidance of a political or spiritual nature will never be short in supply.’
- ‘The Right Honourable Dame Sian Elias, Dame Grand Companion of The New Zealand Order of Merit, Chief Justice of New Zealand, was present.’
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.