Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A small portable bed for a baby.
cot, cradle, bassinet, moses basketView synonyms
- ‘Louis took the tired baby from her arms and tucked him into the carrycot that stood close to the bed.’
- ‘Anyway, I took James upstairs and settled him in his carrycot.’
- ‘Babies may also travel in a fastened carrycot with hard sides.’
- ‘Her dad John and stepmother Lynn bought a pushchair and carrycot, while her mother Sue went shopping for baby clothes and other equipment.’
- ‘Sven lifts the infant out of his carrycot and places him against his shoulder.’
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.