Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A watch chain with a bar at one end for attaching to a buttonhole.
- ‘Status of Gold Double Albert Watch Chain and Fob from the world's largest specialist antique web site.’
- ‘We are sorry, we do not have any Watch / Albert chains in stock at the moment.’
- ‘Edwardian 9ct Gold Single 'Albert' Watch Chain. Made by Keat & Co. in London, circa 1905.’
- ‘Pocket Watch chain Full Albert For gold plated pocket watches’
Mid 19th century: named after Prince Albert (see Albert, Prince).
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.