Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A valance for a bed.
- ‘My wife and I put the bedskirt on our bed last night, and it looks great!’
- ‘The bedskirt has been in continuous use over many years.’
- ‘The package includes matching sheets, pillows, pillowcases, duvet, and bedskirt.’
- ‘For, one needs, in addition, the matching comforter, bedskirt, duvet, three types of pillows, shams, draperies, upholstered furniture, tablecloths, fabric lampshades, and rugs.’
- ‘The summer-like warmth had faded with the setting sun and now the fresh nip of cool spring air flowed through the screen and ruffled the white bedskirt.’
- ‘Regardless, the popularity of the bedskirt has perpetuated and made it a mainstay in the bedroom décor.’
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.