Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
(in the UK) a resident of the Royal Hospital Chelsea for old or disabled soldiers.
- ‘The Chelsea pensioners have just been marched in.’
- ‘We're not talking about a harmless Chelsea pensioner here.’
- ‘A Chelsea pensioner, right, leaves after casting his vote at a polling station in west London, yesterday.’
- ‘Residents of Arnhem welcome back the veterans, led by Chelsea pensioners, who fought Germans at their bridge 60 years ago’
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.