Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
An engagement diary.
- ‘Are you going to put that down in your datebook?’
- ‘Under creative director Samantha Cameron, it has been introducing limited-edition versions of its trademark datebooks in zany colors such as hot pink and purple, priced at $172.’
- ‘Before you swallow that multivitamin, schedule that doctor's appointment or even apply that moisturizer, check your watch and your datebook.’
- ‘Jem waits for a while, raising his eyebrow as he tries to determine if his photographer-intern is really checking a datebook, or if she's just pretending to sound more busy than she is.’
- ‘Each year, Sosin takes a new calendar and marks up his datebook.’
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.