Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A cubicle in a public toilet.‘she locked herself in a bathroom stall and opened the folded note’
- ‘The bathroom stalls in the women's room are about eight inches wider than the usual stalls found in most public restrooms.’
- ‘I went into the bathroom stall and cried straight for ten minutes.’
- ‘One wall near the bar appears to be covered in crimson crocodile skin, and the bathroom stalls are a blinding shade of orange-red.’
- ‘Stepping into the last bathroom stall, I locked the door behind me.’
- ‘If stretching at your desk might raise a few eyebrows, retreat to a bathroom stall.’
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.