Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A promotional box in a shop for displaying books or other items.
- ‘Posters, cardboard cut-outs and dump bins make up the remaining £40,000, which seems rather a lot to us, so there were probably some other, miscellaneous games in there too.’
- ‘Along with remaindered books, DVD dump bins are sources of unappreciated gems.’
- ‘What, did you buy your grimoires or whatever from the dump bins at the book store?’
- ‘Price-sensitive merchandise is displayed in prominent places such as the kiosk at the entrance to the store, as well as on end caps, in dump bins, and in gondolas down the main aisles.’
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.