Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘The agenda is distinctly and bucolically British, with Elgar, Vaughan Williams, Michael Head and Eric Coates lined up.’
- ‘While some grizzlies do nothing but hunt during calving time, most continue to graze bucolically on grass and wildflowers.’
- ‘During 1922 the Lake Erie & Western and the Toledo, St. Louis & Western Railroad (bucolically known as the Clover Leaf Route) were acquired by the Nickel Plate Road.’
- ‘The Shenandoah flows bucolically through the rich farmland, forested hillsides, limestone cliffs, and sandy islands of Virginia.’
- ‘We are in Shaftesbury, the Dorset town bucolically engirdled by the Vale of Blackmore.’
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.