Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A fine, light cloth resembling linen, woven from the fibres of the inner bark of the ramie plant.
- ‘Whether it's three-dimensional grasscloth made from plant fibers or vinyl printed to imitate the real thing, the latest wallpaper is all about a wide range of colors and textures.’
- ‘Lori also added grasscloth to some walls to create further ‘movement and texture.’’
- ‘With natural materials, such as grasscloth, slight variations in colors are natural.’
- ‘Some specialty wallpapers like foils, unbacked and grasscloths require the use of lining paper.’
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.