Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘His blondish brown hair was shaggy, and hung down to his glasses.’
- ‘The man in question he said was about 170 centimetres tall, of fairly solid build, with short blondish beach-coloured hair.’
- ‘Her hair was a very pale blondish color that was obviously dyed.’
- ‘She had blondish hair I believe, and I couldn't see her eyes too well because she was wearing glasses.’
- ‘His mother smiled, her curly blondish hair seeming the perfect frame for her youthful, forty-year-old face.’
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.