Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘local caterers were providing a farewell banquet’
feast, dinner, dinner party, formal meal, celebratory meal, treat
informal spread, blowout, binge
British informal nosh-up, scoff, slap-up meal, tuck-in
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.