Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A type of stout leather boot with elasticated panels at the ankles:‘the only blokes wearing singlets and Blundstones these days are wannabe actors’
- ‘In Europe Blundstones are a quite a colourful affair with boots featuring bright reds, blues, yellows and greens.’
- ‘Her Blundstones rock back and forth on the coffee table, splinters of dirt breaking free from the sole.’
- ‘The video is complete with backyard cricket and a pair of blundstones.’
- ‘And so it's Good Night from me as I turn into a pumpkin with Blundstones instead of glass slippers.’
- ‘To attain an equal footing with the heterosexual model, one gay partner's collection of brogues and Blundstones will need to be greater by a factor of forty.’
- ‘Today she is resolutely dressed in camouflage jeans and jacket and Blundstones.’
- ‘A girl in Blundstones shows how it's done, then hands out goggles, warning the kids to be careful.’
- ‘She remembers standing in her Blundstones in front of the student housing officer.’
- ‘At 79, he might also have been wise enough to suppose that the troops at News Corp would kick him back with their steel-cap Blundstones.’
- ‘I looked down and compared them to my shiny, new $70 Blundstones.’
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.