Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
The amount that can be carried with one arm or in both arms.
- ‘Moving the contents of your apartment down three flights of stairs one armload at a time is boring, to say the least.’
- ‘I stood with arms raised while the gang members bolted around the room, scooping up armloads of jewelry and gold, before taking flight out the back door.’
- ‘The winners of the 14-hour endurance race get around all of the Magic Kingdom's attractions in a single day and take home several armloads of valuable Disney merchandise.’
- ‘Several men started up the side of the cliff toward the top - carrying armloads of ropes cut from the rows of playground swings.’
- ‘On an October 2003 trip I observed visitors leaving with armloads of souvenir rocks that they had removed from the building.’
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.