Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A matador's team.
- ‘The seven cuadrillas have their own banners and flags, all monocolor with the coat of arms and the name of the cuadrilla.’
- ‘The torero and his cuadrilla wave their bright pink and yellow capes as the bull storms by.’
- ‘I should buy tickets to go there and would like to know what cuadrillas will participate.’
Mid 19th century: Spanish.
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.