Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The lady wears a lavender dress; her white gloved hands and bonneted head are like blossoms sprouting from her wrists and neck.’
- ‘The only interesting variation comes when the adenoidal Raymond ‘develops a sudden physical crush on Desmond's bonneted Lady Chatterley.’’
- ‘‘Wholesome’ is the clear message that the company's trademark image - a smiling, bonneted girl carrying a basket of sunny California's bounty - is meant to convene.’
- ‘A week later the copy comes - clearly legible, showing the same dramatically bonneted woman on the cover as appears on Florence's music.’
- ‘He watched as the bonneted women flowed past him, eyes darting his way as they passed, curious at this relic in their town.’
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.