Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An Irish person who greatly admires England or Britain.
- ‘While the overwhelming majority of Irish people consider themselves to be ethnically Irish, some Irish nationals see themselves as Irish of British descent, a group sometimes referred to as the ‘Anglo-Irish’ or ‘West Britons.’’
- ‘Only three years before the war, in 1936, the Admiral, a self-confessed ‘West Briton’ and staunch unionist living in County Cork, had been shot dead.’
- ‘In these circumstances, nationalists were often dismissive of Dublin Anglo-Irish Protestants, dubbing them ‘West Britons’.’
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.