Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A female hairdresser.
- ‘Carleen the Dancehall Queen, a character she created for her sketches there, morphed into Novelette, a coiffeuse who can tell everything about her clients by their hair.’
- ‘I must send her the number of my own coiffeuse (she emphasises the French term) in Coatbridge.’
- ‘So, off she went to become a celebrity coiffeuse.’
- ‘‘They are based on vintage style but with a modern edge,’ says the US-based coiffeuse, who counts Meg Ryan and Winona Ryder among her clients.’
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.