Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for crocodile clip
- ‘Travel has changed dramatically since the days when I carried alligator clips and an acoustic coupler to get online in hotel rooms.’
- ‘Black eyeliner and an alligator clip to hold my hair up, and I was ready to go - after putting on my black chucks, of course.’
- ‘If the alligator clip cannot be attached to my shirt for any reason (old-fashioned styles can only be clipped in the direction that men's shirts button), it can be clipped to the jacket or vest.’
- ‘Twist each section clockwise and then click back off the forehead with a small claw clip, bobby pin or tiny alligator clip.’
- ‘Electricity was being passed through me via the alligator clips.’
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.