Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
immoral woman, hussy
seductress, temptress, femme fatale, Delilah
informal vamp, man-eater
North American informal roundheel, tramp, hoochie
derogatory, informal tart
British derogatory, informal scrubber, slapper, slag
dated scarlet woman, loose woman, woman of easy virtue, woman of ill repute, fallen woman, wanton, strumpet, trollop
archaic harlot, jade
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.