Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The use of offensive language.‘there's a lot of swearing in the show’
- ‘As someone who speaks fluent Spanish, I found myself swearing in Spanish when my people got cantankerous.’
- ‘I didn't want the alcohol, the swearing, the bad memories, the parties or the guilt anymore.’
- ‘A year ago I first caught him swearing in Russian about it.’
- ‘I knew he wasn't really getting angry at me; if anything, he might have just been getting angry at himself, or maybe he was just swearing out of habit.’
- ‘The magistrates found Baldwin guilty of the charge of causing criminal damage, but dismissed the public order offence of swearing and spitting because of insufficient evidence.’
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.