Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A black male hairstyle in which the hair is styled into tight ringlets with a glossy finish.
- ‘Now, I'm not one to judge, but dudes, he had a Jheri curl.’
- ‘When you get to Man U., if he's there, can you try and get Ronaldinho to do something about his Jheri curl?’
- ‘Run-DMC and LL Cool J had made the sequined glove and Jheri curl culturally irrelevant.’
- ‘Michael seemingly had perfected himself in a surgically cosmetic way, his Jheri curl was state of the art, and he exulted in the torturing of the beautiful Ola Ray.’
From the nickname of Robert William Redding (1907–98), the American developer of the haircare product used to create the style.
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.