Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
See buck tooth
- ‘He is 23 but could pass for 18, his lack of height compounded by angelic features and a shy, buck-toothed smile.’
- ‘The petition demanded the town do something about the buck-toothed rodents that were flooding property, compromising septic systems, and polluting wells.’
- ‘The buck-toothed customers make me smile, and I really enjoy the artwork and ‘feel’ of setting up my little bistro.’’
- ‘He is visiting his uncle in New York, where he is being forced to choose a rich wife from among the buck-toothed socialites of 1876.’
- ‘We uncovered multiple examples of many of the bones, which belonged to several individuals, all of the same buck-toothed species.’
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.