Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A traditional Maori artefact carved from bone:‘he was dressed casually and wore a bone carving around his neck’
- ‘They have artefacts from the region and their greenstone and bone carvings are spectacular.’
- ‘He seemed too old to be working but, at the museum, she noticed his name: the artist of many intricate bone carvings.’
- ‘There were bone carvings made by a Whangarei artist.’
- ‘The quality of the work is outstanding and includes paintings, wood carvings, bone carvings, soap art and flax weaving.’
- ‘The Sealside Gallery at West End, another cooperative venture, has a range of wares including wood and bone carving, pottery, art, silk, woollens, and glass.’
- ‘I could compliment him on his bone carving - ask him where he got it?’
- ‘Items included natural medicinal creams, knitwear and bone carvings.’
- ‘A bone carving of the yacht was given to her by its owners.’
- ‘Bone carvings, baskets, masks, jewelry, sculptures; there was just too much to see.’
- ‘Popular selling pieces from our Kiwiartz site were Maori designed greenstone and bone carvings.’
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.