Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A thoroughbred horse.
- ‘My horse is very much a blood horse, he takes a lot of work.’
- ‘In the 1590s, when Eastern blood horses were still rare in England, Arabians were infinitely superior to other horses, a breed apart.’
- ‘Importing Eastern blood horses through the Levant trade entailed ‘much trouble, expense and difficulty to procure, keep, and then to send them away’.’
- ‘And this self-representation is most profoundly figured as a partnership with intelligent, sensitive blood horses, who have initiative and ideas and will not be bullied into submission.’
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.