Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A large dog of a rough-haired breed, resembling the greyhound.
- ‘And how does the pint-sized pet handler cope with a dog the size of Rush the deerhound?’
- ‘In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.’
- ‘A deerhound that lives with the Scott family, Dick attacks White Fang on his first visit.’
- ‘A new opponent attacks him, a deerhound named Dick, and White Fang is thrown from his feet.’
- ‘We would like to say all those who searched for our missing deerhound on September 13, he was eventually found and taken to Bexleyheath police station.’
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.