Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘they are just coming up to retirement’
giving up work, stopping working, stopping work
2‘he spent nearly the whole of his retirement there’
life after one retires, retired years, post-work years
3‘life in retirement in an English village’
seclusion, retreat, solitude, loneliness, isolation, privacy, obscurity
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.