Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘if they try any monkey business with me they'll soon find out who's in charge’
mischief, misbehaviour, mischievousness, devilry, devilment, rascality, tomfoolery
dishonesty, trickery, misconduct, misdemeanour, chicanery, skulduggery
shenanigans, funny business, hanky-panky, goings-on
British monkey tricks, carry-on, carryings-on, jiggery-pokery
North American monkeyshines
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.