Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
bordello, house of ill repute, house of prostitution
informal whorehouse, cathouse, drum
British informal knocking shop
North American informal creep joint
NZ Australian informal crib
euphemistic massage parlour
archaic bawdy house, house of ill fame, bagnio, stew
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.