Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A shallow plastic receptacle that fits over the nipple of a lactating woman to catch any milk that flows.
- ‘Use of a special breast shell, worn a few months prior to delivery, can help correct this problem.’
- ‘You can use breast shells in your bra to catch leaking milk.’
- ‘Simply place the breast shell over the nipple and wear underneath a bra.’
- ‘If you have not worn breast shells during the last trimester of your pregnancy, it is not too late.’
- ‘Use breast shells or nipple protectors over tender nipples to stop clothes rubbing and allow air to circulate.’
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.