Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(often in titles) a person whose name one cannot recall, does not know, or does not wish to specify.‘lunch with Senator Whosis who was so fond of bourbon’
- ‘Listen, Moby, I've still got some campaign money from the American Muslim whosis and the Chinese just sent another briefcase full of…’
1920s: contraction of who is this?.
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.