Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
with object , usually in imperative Release (someone) from one's grasp.‘“Unhand me, sir!” she cried’
- ‘Kindly unhand me sir; for I don't wish to dirty my dress with your muddy paws!’
- ‘‘Monsieur,’ she chided, a cold smile twisting her charming lips, ‘I would unhand me were I you.’’
- ‘Please unhand me, I do not wish to inflict harm.’
- ‘They unhanded her immediately, and Lee walked to the passenger's side at the back, and grabbed her father's coat and put it on.’
- ‘Now unhand me, sir, or I vill cook your goose instead of the one on the stove!’
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.