Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘How could a supermarket hope to sell clothes without the boutiquey environments and marketing imagery of high street stores?’
- ‘I'm thinking the routes would be past all the cute boutiquey parts of all the major cities in the U.S.’
- ‘This area of Uruguay reminds me of the Hamptons, near New York: same ocean, same boutiquey feel.’
- ‘The boutiquey shop fronts that line the street over which my little house perches were strangely, seductively colourful and vibrant in the mist and streetlight.’
- ‘Another recent addition to L.A. is the Grove, an outdoor mall, which has your basics as well as department stores and more boutiquey shops.’
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.