Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘Rick was a dangerous psychopath who might kill again’
madman, madwoman, mad person, deranged person, maniac, lunatic, psychotic, sociopath
informal loony, fruitcake, nutcase, nut, nutter, nutjob, cuckoo, psycho, schizo, head case, headbanger, sicko, crank, crackpot
Scottish informal radge
North American informal screwball, crazy, kook, meshuggener, nutso
US informal wing nut
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.