Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A sheet for a bed:‘bed sheets and pillowcases are supplied’
- ‘She fell off the side of the bed, tangled in the bed sheets.’
- ‘The bed sheet was pulled high up over his head.’
- ‘Hanna ran up to them holding two blankets and a bed sheet she had taken off the bed in her chambers.’
- ‘He took his bed sheets and put them on Rosemary's bed.’
- ‘She savored the feeling of the white cotton bed sheets against her bare skin.’
- ‘They groan and pull their bed sheets over their head.’
- ‘Dozens of patients escaped by climbing down knotted bed sheets.’
- ‘He tied together bed sheets and then climbed down to the street.’
- ‘Susan has been changing the bed sheets.’
- ‘There were dinosaur toys, dinosaur books, even dinosaur bed sheets.’
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.