Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- [as modifier] ‘yoof culture’non-standard spelling of youth
- ‘The yoof's always in front of you.’
- ‘The commentary is quiet, informative, credible and, in a few years' time, will probably be replaced by an excited yoof.’
- ‘From midnight tonight I will no longer be a yoof.’
- ‘The yoof won't watch it.’
- ‘The yoof really had it bad in the 60s, didn't they?’
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.