Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Where some vocals are half backed and hang baggily over the grooves of the music, Lukie's works with the tune and blends perfectly into the mix.’
- ‘She was a slim young woman, her dark hair cut fashionably short, dressed baggily in a sort of cardigan and long skirt.’
- ‘Some kids horse around in a Spanish alley while just around the corner, in the foreground and out of their sight, a baggily dressed fellow seems to play uninvited hide-and-seek.’
- ‘A girl is pushing kids back trying to make room for a baggily dressed fellow with a gold chain and slick black hair.’
- ‘The prisoner enters the dock, wearing a white open shirt which hangs baggily over a pair of scruffy 501 jeans.’
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.