Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘tufts of sheep's wool’
fleece, hair, coat
deceive, fool, trick, take in, hoodwink, dupe, delude
lead up the garden path, pull a fast one on, put one over on, bamboozle, con
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.