Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An inhabitant of the Yorkshire Dales in northern England.
- ‘It has just ended in divorce, but both their sons are happily ensconced at Ermysted's Grammar School and are growing up as real Dalesmen.’
- ‘Wednesday's snow would be greeted with derision by Dalesmen of old.’
- ‘The young Dalesmen were impressive in the earlier rounds in beating Pocklington and Ilkley.’
- ‘KIT Calvert, the Dalesman who was the saviour of Wensleydale Cheese, has had his life and achievements recognised by the Yorkshire Society.’
- ‘Two days later, lost on an A road as traffic whizzes past, I make a grievous error and flag down a Dalesman.’
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.