Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A street that crosses another street or connects two streets:‘turn at the cross street into Sunset Place’
- ‘We plastered them all over, extending our target area to include several major cross streets, as well as two local dog parks.’
- ‘The cross streets most affected are 32nd, 38th and 46th streets, the report said.’
- ‘The city's existing cross streets will be extended across the various sites, in roughly their pre-1950s configuration.’
- ‘I hadn't been to the area in at least five or six years and I didn't even remember the cross street name anymore.’
- ‘The next cross street had a familiar name that she'd heard some place.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.