Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘Two such are Mondo '77, a synth-driven Eurovision bopper, and Money Hair, which marries a 1960s groove to the impossibly cute notion that you can sell your hair to pay the bills.’
- ‘The girls know how to switch gears, though, and give a sweet, slowed-down performance on Dream Boy, a jive-tastic bopper on Mr Lee and a winking slinkathon on Three Cool Chicks.’
- ‘Equally influenced by Fats Navarro's bebop pyrotechnics and second generation boppers like Booker Little, he proved himself an adaptable, thoughtful addition to the British scene.’
- ‘Brought up on Ornette Coleman, Paul Bley and Don Cherry, Parker cut his teeth with post boppers like Ted Sirota and Ernest Dawkins before moving into more eclectic territory.’
- ‘He became best known as a fiery and energetic hard bopper with a string of classic Blue Note albums from the 60s to his name, as well as being a graduate of Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers.’
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.