Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- informal term for line dancing
- ‘They are a bunch of line-dancing, boot-scooting bullies with narrow minds towards today's music!’
- ‘These four ranch getaways are ideal for boot-scooting, horseback-riding, cattle-wrangling, hay-baling, body-toning fun.’
- ‘A solid oak floor makes for good boot-scooting to the country music played by a DJ.’
- ‘Polish up your western boots, slam on a cowboy hat and head to Oxford Street West for our first singing/shopping/boot-scooting festival.’
- ‘They manage to generate a fair amount of redneckish swing at times (even prompting one boot-scooting lassie to shimmy up onto the floor and raise some eyebrows), but one major complaint is this: these guys are older blokes.’
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.