Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A party game in which players take turns spinning a bottle lying flat, and then kiss the person to whom the bottle neck points on stopping.
- ‘There was an early spin-the-bottle game, but I'm not sure that peck counted.’
- ‘Though kissing may become boring after a round or two of spin-the-bottle, kissing is a lot safer and less intimate than having oral sex in front of a crowd.’
- ‘After the meal, Robby, Ivory, Jenny, Preston, Krista, Spike, and Ramie went toward the board to play spin-the-bottle.’
- ‘I don't want my first kiss to be in a game of spin-the-bottle like yours.’
- ‘It's bad enough that, every time I see her, I'm reminded of the time she laughed at me when I kissed her at Amy Levine's spin-the-bottle party in fifth grade.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.