Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A man's hairstyle, associated especially with the 1950s, in which the hair is slicked back on both sides and tapered at the nape.
- ‘He had dark hair, combed in an elaborate duck's ass, which for some reason didn't look silly on him, and he slouched against the wall with far more grace than his similarly garbed compatriots.’
- ‘His fine quiff sweeps back dramatically from his forehead down to his comfortable duck's arse.’
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.