Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Women's trousers with straight, very narrow legs.
- ‘I pull a pair of black cigarette pants from the bottom of a growing pile at her feet.’
- ‘Sophisticated cigarette pants with ankle zips will gain acceptance and as will sexy skinny trousers as close as leggings.’
- ‘What followed was a daywear section with beautifully fitted skirts, narrow-cut cigarette pants, other tailored trousers, and beautiful coats.’
- ‘The suits were perky, with slim cigarette pants and short, tight jackets with three-quarter sleeves.’
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.