Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Embroidery in which threads are fastened together in bundles.‘a black silk dress with tiers of faggoting’
- ‘Featherstitch or feather stitch and Cretan stitch or faggoting stitch are embroidery techniques made of open, looped stitches worked alternately to the right and left of a central rib.’
- ‘Open Cretan stitch or faggoting is used in making open decorative seams and to attach insertions.’
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.