Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
A celebration held for a woman who is about to get married, attended only by women.
- ‘A group of ten women are looking for a weekend break to celebrate a hen night.’
- ‘These days, rather than carrying celebrities, the giant white cars usually contain a raucous hen night or office party.’
- ‘Sisters Lorna Owen and Kristy Sturgeon were out to have a great hen night to celebrate Lorna's impending nuptials.’
- ‘In fact she celebrated her hen night in a local Italian restaurant, La Dolce Vita, in Groundwell Road, with 25 mates.’
- ‘Cameras filmed several of his six stag nights and the hen night of his bride.’
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.