Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
Women's shoes with tall, thin heels.
- ‘She was wearing her high heels and didn't want to make a fool of herself by missing a step and falling flat on her face in front of Jesse and everyone else.’
- ‘When I was living in Madrid, you only ever left the house looking immaculate - pressed suit, high heels, jewellery.’
- ‘Large numbers of Manhattan women are also reportedly trading high heels for trainers.’
- ‘I wear flat shoes for walking to work but otherwise it's high heels from Dior, Jimmy Choo or Prada.’
- ‘She was wearing a charcoal business suit, black high heels, and glasses with thin silver frames.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.