Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘the foreman was left in charge of the printing works’
supervisor, overseer, superintendent, manager, boss, team leader, line manager, controller
British chargehand, captain, ganger
South African induna
informal chief, head honcho, governor, super
British informal gaffer, guv'nor
North American informal ramrod, straw boss
Australian informal pannikin boss
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.