Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
handle, haft, handgrip, grip, shaft, shank, stock, helve
‘we will support our leaders to the hilt’
completely, fully, wholly, totally, entirely, utterly, unreservedly, unconditionally, in every respect, in all respects, one hundred per cent, every inch, to the full, to the maximum extent, all the way, body and soul, heart and soul
partially, to a limited extent
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.