Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Engaged in surreptitious theft from one's employer.‘they got caught with their hands in the cookie jar’
- ‘Abuse would require a wider circle of cooperation, and so increase the likelihood that an overzealous agent would be caught with his hand in the cookie jar by a supervisor.’
- ‘When was the last time a politician shocked us for reasons other than being caught with his pants down or his hand in the public cookie jar?’
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.