Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a silk union flag carried by a particular regiment along with its regimental colour.
- ‘The Queen's Colour is a reminder to all ranks of their loyalty and duty to their Sovereign and their country.’
- ‘However, the Queen's Colour is only paraded on certain occasions.’
- ‘The Trooping of the Queen's Colour is held on the Saturday of the Queen's Birthday long weekend in June each year’
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.