Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A strong sprung metal device with two flat plates that close so as to hold papers together.
- ‘Messages for the duty controller were passed down from the gallery using a bulldog clip tied on to the end of what looked like a broomstick.’
- ‘Such works are hung with bulldog clips, giving the impression that one is entering the artist's workspace, a technique that seems to have found much favour in the gallery world of late.’
- ‘It was all done with a pastry board and a bulldog clip.’
- ‘I told her to look on the card, which had been held together with the others by a bulldog clip.’
- ‘Barry handed him another receipt taken from another bulldog clip.’
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.