Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
[mass noun] A napped cotton fabric resembling flannel:[as modifier] ‘a flannelette nightdress’
- ‘I was wearing dirty sneakers, a flannelette shirt and didn't look very suitable at all.’
- ‘A few seconds later she came back wearing a pair of pink flannelette track pants with a matching jumper.’
- ‘I also had long hair, ripped jeans, and a penchant for flannelette shirts.’
- ‘He wore a flannelette shirt over a black long sleeved shirt.’
- ‘In the winter she'd warm a flannelette sheet on the fire guard.’
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.