Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for dupatta
- ‘‘Instead of draping the chunni gracefully, I kept clutching on it and stood stiff,’ she says laughing.’
- ‘She has been holding on to my chunni just as I have instructed her and as we settle down, I crane my neck to see if I can spot the Pakistani woman across the divide.’
- ‘She was leaning against the door, her head and face half-covered with her chunni, only exposing her big brown eyes.’
- ‘They wiped their eyes with the corners of their chunnis, weeping for joy at his success and the sorrowful knowledge he would not come back.’
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.