Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
the workers, working-class people, wage-earners, the labouring classes, the common people, the ordinary people, the lower classes, the masses, the commonalty, the rank and file, the third estate, the plebeians
derogatory the hoi polloi, the plebs, the proles, the great unwashed, the mob, the rabble, the canaille
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.