Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for drawstring
- ‘Features include a 100% nylon shell, 100% polyester lining, water repellent, full front zip with wind flap, neoprene cuffs, front zip pockets, drawcord at hem, lightweight and packable.’
- ‘The trousers have a buttonhole fly with protective flap (hot weather only), adjustable straps at waist and leg hem drawcords.’
- ‘Starting with breathable Versatech fabric on the exterior, it includes mesh underarm vents, an interior layer of Wickline, a stormflap behind the front zipper, a hem drawcord with dual cordlocks, and elastic cuffs to seal out the wind.’
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.