Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A baseball cap bearing a company name or slogan which is given away for publicity purposes.
- ‘He is not convinced about the rebirth of the foam/mesh gimme cap.’
- ‘It's a good ole boy hardware store but the prices are reasonable and the men with their sagging jeans and creased gimme caps are helpful.’
- ‘The old standby of the promotional headwear market - the six-panel, foam-front, mesh-back gimme cap - is as hot as it's been since its 1970s heyday.’
- ‘The automation of embroidery and the expansion of promotional wearables from T-shirts and gimme caps to executive gifts and goodie bags at golf tourneys changed everything in the last decade, says Moore.’
- ‘Stetsons and gimme caps instantly snapped from every head as the crowd rose for the Star-Spangled Banner.’
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.