Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(of an MP) having formally relinquished, or been deprived of, party membership.‘the eight whipless Euro-rebels now comprise an experimental party’
- ‘I have no hesitation in voting a 100% NO when I was informed of his links with the whipless wonders.’
- ‘Without the nine whipless M.P.'s, the Conservatives have 320 votes and all other parties combined have 317.’
- ‘For a brief few seconds he led the Grand National as Clan Royal veered off a straight line, the whipless Cooper slapping his horse as he tried to cajole him back onto a straight line.’
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.