Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An independent, unmarried young woman:[as modifier] ‘a bachelor-girl apartment’
- ‘Housewives, bachelor girls, in fact anybody who has a bed to make each day, can cut the time and effort they spend on the chore by using fitted sheets.’
- ‘The bachelor girl plans to celebrate her win by watching England's footballers play Turkey - she predicts a 3-1 win for England - but said she was going to be sensible with her winnings.’
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.