Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A plain matching jacket and trousers (or skirt), as worn by office workers.
- ‘I changed into the business suit of a navy blazer and blue skirt and looked in the mirror.’
- ‘He wore a large overcoat with glittering buttons, a hat, and a business suit under the coat.’
- ‘I got up happily to see Raine watering her flowers again, in a business suit, black skirt and white shirt covered with a black blazer.’
- ‘After rising through the flying ranks to captain, he switched his epaulettes for a business suit to move into a corporate job with the airline.’
- ‘She was wearing a business suit, black with pinstripes and a white dress shirt beneath the suit jacket.’
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.