Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Below an average level.
- ‘It also shows the club's commitment to bolstering a subpar pitching staff - a priority that's not always apparent.’
- ‘The growth was funded at subpar levels, barely juicy enough to tempt the cash-starved universities.’
- ‘Before the end of the year there was a lot of murmuring about the holiday shopping season being subpar.’
- ‘That boy may be regarded as somewhat subpar by his female peers.’
- ‘His average qualifying effort of 15.2 in 2004 was subpar, but the team learned from its mistakes.’
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.