Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A story or movie that inspires terror and excitement.
- ‘The Ancient Greeks could tell a fine spine-chiller.’
- ‘But my spine-chiller craving demands something more along the lines of The Others or The Uninvited.’
- ‘The vicar of Cloughton, near Scarborough, admits he has pulled no punches with his historical spine-chiller The Shadowmancer, which starts with a graphic description of the drowning of an entire ship's crew.’
- ‘Some spine-chiller set pieces are effective, but, as with the original, the concept is too silly and disorganised to cast a lasting spell.’
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.