Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Relating to or denoting a very tight-fitting style of clothing:‘fab though the body-con trend is, I can't give up on smocks just yet’
- ‘He should stick to the body con dresses.’
- ‘Wear over a neat tweed skirt suit, body con shift dress or a streamlined, sophisticated coat for a look that screams autumn winter 2008!’
1990s: shortening of body-conscious.
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.