Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
prude, puritan, killjoy, Mrs Grundy, Grundy, pedant, old maid, schoolmarm, Pharisee, hypocrite, pietist, priggish person
North American bluenose
informal goody-goody, Goody Two-Shoes, holy Joe, holy Willie, Miss Prim, stuffed shirt
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.