Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman's breasts.
chest, bosom, breastsView synonyms
- ‘And what could be better than a British comedy and the innocent joy gleaned from a glimpse of an actress's bristols?’
- ‘I mean, I'm a lady, and, consequently, I'm not too surprised by the sight of another lady's bristols, because I've seen similar things before.’
1960s: from rhyming slang Bristol Cities ‘titties’.
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.