Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘He had a thick mane of dark hair, usually slicked back but at times becomingly tousled.’
- ‘He wore his cloak and swished it behind him most becomingly.’
- ‘Her skin was flushed becomingly and her hair flowed against her back in thick silky waves of ebony.’
- ‘She had shorter graying brown hair that came down to her shoulders and curled becomingly around her face.’
- ‘She blow-dried her hair into slight waves that fell becomingly at her chest, flowing around her bare arms.’
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.