Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘this week's lottery jackpot is over £14 million’
top prize, main prize, first prize
kitty, pool, pot, bank, bonanza, windfall
win a large prize, win a lot of money, strike it lucky, make a large profit, make a fortune, make one's fortune, make money, be successful, be lucky
clean up, strike it rich, rake it in, make a pile, make one's pile, make a killing, make a packet, make a bundle, make a pretty penny, hit the big time
make a bomb
make big bucks
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.