Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Follow or operate within the constraints of (a plan or system)‘working to tight deadlines’
- ‘Not that he's looking for excuses, just proof that his specialism works to very fine margins.’
- ‘It works to the highest musical standards and has won acclaim for its performances across a whole range of venues.’
- ‘She went back to the art a few years ago, however, and now works to commission.’
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.