Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who is able to change their appearance, behaviour, or attitudes, so as to be comfortable in any situation.‘he has become a veritable Zelig of high technology, burrowing into every information industry nook’
- ‘He felt he had to become a Zelig character, redefine himself to accommodate this new reality.’
1980s: from the name of Leonard Zelig, central character in Woody Allen's film Zelig (1983).
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.