Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She moved toward from the foyer to the study, pointing out the tinsel that lined the banister of the staircase and bannered the arched walkways, ‘Don't you like the decorations?’
- ‘‘A Different Kind of Republican’ was the way the Washington Post Web site bannered the story after Hastert picked Dreier.’
- ‘‘The New York Post’ this morning bannered Congressman Dick Gephardt as Kerry's vice presidential running mate.’
- ‘Note that the launch tower is bannered with ads and logos.’
- ‘Though housed snugly below a similarly bannered bar, the restaurant has created its own separate identity.’
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.