Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Unspecified or typical extra items:‘she began to pack her compact, comb, and other etceteras’
- ‘‘All right, all you have to do is put all your dishes, cups, utensils, and other etceteras inside the washer,’ he explained.’
- ‘Yes, if you are flying privately you can take along what you want, including make-up and gels, toothpaste and all the other etceteras that are now banned on commercial flights in North America.’
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.