Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘She visited him at home and was shocked by the bareness of the place.’
- ‘After peeping outside to make sure that no-one had seen me in my state of bareness, I closed the door behind us.’
- ‘Detached from society, they don't seem to exist beyond the bareness of the stage.’
- ‘Giant sycamores line the road to Purple Hill, almost sentry-like in their winter bareness.’
- ‘I visited your country twice already and found the bareness of the landscape very inviting to big thoughts.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.