Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See air conditioning
- ‘Sargeant Dixon was beside me; he turned the key in the ignition and adjusted the blower of the air conditioner.’
- ‘For most of the morning the air conditioner was on the blink.’
- ‘Haven says high winds ruined her curtains and broke her air conditioner.’
- ‘He had purchased a new air conditioner and a refrigerator but still did not have a chance to enjoy them because of the unstable electricity.’
- ‘At one point, in desperation, he started his car, turned on its air conditioner and put his son inside to sleep.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.