Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The tombs stand on the same platform as a white mosque and virtually in its forecourt, separated from it only by the obligatory ablutionary pond reflecting both the tombs and the mosque.’
- ‘On the wedding morning, various ablutionary rituals are performed on both the bride and the groom in their own homes.’
- ‘The motorhome must be designed to completely meet the ablutionary and sanitary needs of the occupants for at least three days.’
- ‘The door to my room had in fact been shifted a yard forward to give me exclusive use of this less than desirable ablutionary facility.’
- ‘This invention concerns water outlets such as shower heads and water spouts for ablutionary devices or appliances.’
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.