Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- ‘They didn't do much apart from eating daddy long legs and making bunchy webs which hang from the ceiling.’
- ‘Sheer fabric was tied in bunchy knots and other tricks, draped over the bed to look like a waterfall and long enough to touch the ground.’
- ‘This plant, with its stalks of small, bunchy flowers, is known in the industry for its spicy-sweet fragrance.’
- ‘Small figures were working in bunchy Altoic league uniforms.’
- ‘I usually sidestep this problem by wearing some shorts underneath the skirt, but this isn't an ideal solution - they get too bunchy and bulky.’
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.