Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large, powerful dog of a rough-coated breed originating in Belgium.
- ‘These are umbrella terms for the organisations which exist to rehome unwanted Bouviers des Flandres.’
- ‘This article, written many years ago, has become a notorious classic in Bouvier circles.’
- ‘Of the 148 breeds registered the bouvier is the 77th most popular dog in the United States.’
- ‘Her mother, Bettine, was a housewife who bred bouvier dogs.’
- ‘For more information about Bouviers, or to send comments about my web page, please drop me some email’
French, literally ‘cowherd’.
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.