Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- Australian term for army surplus
- ‘There are those who think good boots can be found at Raben footwear and a good coat from the local army disposal.’
- ‘With this help, Tucker said, he gained confidence and applied for a job at an army disposal store, where he has been working for the past six months.’
- ‘‘Monty’ was bought at an army disposal auction.’
- ‘‘Well it's all I could find,’ Maxine snapped, ‘I just couldn't walk into an army disposal store, ya’ know.’’
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.