Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A man's formal suit to be worn in the evening.‘he was dressed in an immaculate evening suit and a crisp white shirt’
- ‘Even the ticket touts wear evening suits and bow ties, begging you for ‘any invitation’.’
- ‘She was dressed in a beautifully tailored man's evening suit, complete with top hat, everything black on her right side and white on her left (including the hat), and she had even blacked the right side of her face and whitened the left.’
- ‘I'll even give you my evening suit, if you'll give me your nightie and doll.’
- ‘I did things that felt terribly alien - it was like putting a poem in a dinner jacket or an evening suit or something.’
- ‘At Mrs. Morel's suggestion, Paul wears William's old evening suit when he is invited to dinner parties.’
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.