Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An all-in-one stretch garment for babies.
- ‘He admits the website - its merchandise includes T - shirts, wristbands and even Babygros - may seem twee.’
- ‘I was designing jeans and Babygros for chain stores, anoraks for C&A, and so on.’
- ‘It looks like a grown-up version of a Babygro but it's great for keeping your core warm.’
- ‘At this, Gus sat back in his chair, put his hands behind his head and looked to a spot in the corner of the office between the drying Babygros.’
- ‘It is not until I get home that I realise the Babygro I selected for its cute, colourful animals also has the words to ‘Imagine’ written on it… ‘living life in peace.’’
1950s (originally US): from baby + grow.
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.