Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the higher ranks of the bureaucracy’
civil service, administration, government, directorate, the establishment, the system, the powers that be, corridors of power
ministries, authorities, officials, officialdom
informal Big Brother
2‘the unnecessary bureaucracy in local government’
red tape, rules and regulations, etiquette, protocol, officialdom, paperwork, unnecessary paperwork
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.