Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the rest of the money was used to defray the costs of restoring the house’
cover, meet, square, settle, clear, discharge, liquidate
foot the bill for
North American informal pick up the check for, pick up the tab for
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.