Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A woman's fat or swollen ankle whose flesh merges unattractively with that of the calf.
- ‘‘Well I already have cankles to begin with,’ he laughed.’
- ‘I don't even want to talk about the cankles anymore.’
- ‘Anyone could fall in love with Rosemary and her cankles.’
Early 21st century: blend of calf and ankle.
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.