Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘If they're asking too many personal questions, it's okay not to answer.’
- ‘Women are more successful at infidelity than men - they're better liars.’
- ‘They're very useful.’
- ‘I wonder if he'll complain if they're used against him.’
- ‘They're already here!’
- ‘The cheapness and ubiquity of plastics, and the problems caused when they're carelessly thrown away, blind us to the utility and versatility of these marvellously mutable materials.’
On the differences between their, they're, and there, see they
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.