Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The action of spilling; material that is spilled.
- ‘When the stuff is spilled, it becomes filth and therefore is ‘spilth.’’
- ‘Unceremoniously, he hoisted her onto his shoulder, causing her to drop the eggs - she watched them, one by one, as they fell - perfect, pristine ovoids one instant, scattered spilth and ruin the next.’
- ‘The measurement is accurate and clean-cut, no spit or spilth, no contamination of the content.’
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.