Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A dog of a very large, powerful, short-haired breed.
- ‘This year there was a large contingent of Great Danes and Mastiffs.’
- ‘Large, powerful dogs are frequently targeted, including Akitas, chow chows, Dalmatians, Dobermans, German Shepherds, Great Danes, pit bulls, Rottweilers as well as mixes of these breeds.’
- ‘Opening the door Caroline walked in to be greeted by her dog Apollo, who was a Great Dane and looked ferocious because of his black fur.’
- ‘Because this breed is intelligent, Great Danes are easy to train.’
- ‘The City Police Dog Squad has 21 dogs belonging to five different breeds - nine Labrador Retrievers, six Dobermann Pinschers, three German Shepherds, two Great Danes and a Rottweiler.’
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.