Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A person who lays carpets for a living.
- ‘A carpet-fitter with a passion for boxing, he seemed to be a playful character.’
- ‘It all began years ago when she and husband Chris, a carpet-fitter, lived with their four young daughters at home in Crosby Road, Heaton.’
- ‘For those carpet-fitters among you, it's 12,000 square metres.’
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.