Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A horse of a North American breed having dark spots on a light background.
- ‘I have a newfound respect for the Arabian breed, but was proud to see several Appaloosas, Quarter Horses, and even a few mules competing.’
- ‘The first 28 days will feature Quarter Horses, Appaloosas, and Paints.’
- ‘They wanted to standardize the characteristics of the breed and promote Appaloosas.’
- ‘The Appaloosa charged up the path with me tucked down close to his mane.’
- ‘No live racing has taken place at the track since 2001, but the tribe wants to hold live racing for Thoroughbreds, Quarter Horses, Appaloosas, and Paints.’
1920s: from Opelousas in Louisiana, or Palouse, a river in Idaho.
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.