Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The inspiration behind David's new collection is ‘the exploration of bagginess and volume and a vaguely 1920s reference crossed with an 80s image‘.’
- ‘The bagginess of jeans was not the only style demanding reappraisal.’
- ‘At the ankle, the bagginess is gathered and folded using another piece of cloth to tie it, traditionally, or elastic, these days.’
- ‘I had stolen a jacket from my guy friend Taylor during Spanish, and the bagginess of it made me look smaller then I really was.’
- ‘The acceleration, too, even in the automatic version of the car that I drove, is pin-sharp and has none of the usual executive bagginess.’
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.