Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A simple bar-shaped device for keeping a woman's hair in position.
- ‘You'll find an elegant range of handcrafted hairslides and bangles with Celtic and Claddagh motifs.’
- ‘A combination hairslide and necklace was accepted for entry into the 2005/06 Exhibition and was on show from mid November 2005 until mid January 2006.’
- ‘Mum was cross because my gilt hairslides went rusty but I didn't care.’
- ‘And they are introducing a range of fashion items such as T-shirts with slogans, jewelery, such as hairslides, and bedding.’
- ‘She is adorable and I like her little ladybird hairslide!’
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.